|Approval Date||29 Jun 2017|
|Signature Date||07 Aug 2017|
|Planned Completion Date||30 Nov 2017|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||30 Jan 2018|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||11231|
The emergency humanitarian aid for the fight against Ebola fever epidemic in the Province of Bas-Uéle has been designed to stop the spread of the epidemic and reduce its lethality in the said provin. It was initiated following the declaration, on April 22, 2017, of the presence of the Ebola virus in the province of Bas-Uélé neighbor of the Central African Republic. This intervention will strengthen the immediate response measures against the Ebola outbreak in the Likati Health Zone (ZS) in the province. These include the following urgent actions: active search for suspected cases and contacts; the care of patients in the health centers of the 4 health areas affected by the epidemic; reinforcement of individual and collective prevention measures in the community and in the health structures; providing health facilities with protective equipment, personal items, medicines, reagents, consumables and other inputs; the reinforcement of the field intervention teams by experts from the central level; the deployment in the coming days of a mobile laboratory team in Likati; intensification of public awareness through different media; strengthening of coordination through the establishment of coordination committees at different levels. The contribution of the African Development Bank Group to this operation is estimated at US $ 1,000,000.
The purpose of this intervention is to provide a direct and immediate response to the humanitarian emergency, to support the efforts of the Congolese government and its partners to cope with the spread of the epidemic.
The direct beneficiaries are the health workers, who often pay a heavy price for this type of epidemic and the populations of the affected area (74,648 inhabitants) in Bas-Uélé province. This is the Likati health zone, including the health areas of Nambwa, Mouma, Ngayi, Azandé and Ngbatala, as well as the surrounding health zones.
Special Relief Funds
AFRO(OMS)ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE
|Last Update||18 Feb 2020|
|Name||KOLOKOTA Stanny Ngay-Moko|
|Country||Congo, the Democratic Republic of the|