155 children left orphaned or separated from their parents in DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak

155 children left orphaned or separated from their parents in DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak

Emergencies Press releases 21 September 2018 No Comments on 155 children left orphaned or separated from their parents in DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak

PRESS RELEASE – Children who lose a parent due to Ebola are at risk of being stigmatized, isolated or abandoned, in addition to the experience of losing a loved one or primary caregiver. This group of children are particularly vulnerable and UNICEF is concerned for their wellbeing.

UNICEF to scale up Ebola response following new cases in major commercial center of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo

UNICEF to scale up Ebola response following new cases in major commercial center of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Emergencies Press releases 14 September 2018 No Comments on UNICEF to scale up Ebola response following new cases in major commercial center of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo

PRESS RELEASE – UNICEF is expanding its Ebola response and deploying to Butembo a team of 11 specialists in community communication, education, psycho-social assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene to help contain the disease and avoid any further spread of the epidemic.