Ebola outbreak: the situation as of 10 September 2018

Find all the latest information about the Ebola outbreak  and the response of the Government, UNICEF and their partners to control the outbreak.


5 September, a confirmed case has been identified in Masereka Health Zone, North Kivu province

A coordination hub has been set up in Butembo Health Zone, with the psychosocial and communications already in place. UNICEF has deployed C4D, WASH, and psychosocial staff to support UNICEF interventions in Butembo Health Zone and Masereka Health Zone

As of 8 September, vaccinations have started in Masereka and Butembo Health Zone, in addition to previously affected health zones.

Key figures

  • 132 total reported cases
  • 101 confirmed cases
  • 91 deaths recorded
  • 1,945 contacts under surveillanc
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Yves Willemot

Yves Willemot est le chef de l’Équipe InfoCom de l’UNICEF RDC. Plus que tout, ce qui est important pour lui c'est d'être "tous ensemble pour les enfants".

Yves Willemot is Head of the UNICEF DRC InfoCom Team. More than anything, he believes that the most important is to "be together for the children".

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