Democratic Republic of Congo - Aide humanitaire d’urgence pour la lutte contre l’épidémie de fièvre hémorragique Ebola dans la Province de l’Equateur (Version française uniquement)


Project Summary

Approval Date 22 Sep 2014
Signature Date 09 Dec 2014
Planned Completion Date 31 Mar 2015
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Sep 2015
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 12250
Commitment U.A 690,221.63
Status Completion

Project General Description

The emergency humanitarian assistance for the fight against the Ebola fever epidemic in the Province of Ecuador was designed to stop the spread of the epidemic and reduce its lethality in the said provin. It was initiated following the declaration, in 2014, of the presence of the Ebola virus in the province of Ecuador. The present intervention should permit to reinforce the immediate response measures, namely: active search for suspected cases and contacts, free treatment of patients in isolation centers and in health centers of the four areas affected by the epidemic; strengthening 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 Boende; 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.

Project Objectives

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.

Beneficiaries

The direct beneficiaries are the health workers and the populations of the affected area (1,070,022 inhabitants) in the Equateur Province. This is the area of Boende and six (06) health areas nearby and at risk (Befale, Bokungu, Mompono, Monkoto, Wema, Lotumbe, Monieka and the health zone of Mbandaka).

Participating Organization

Funding
Special Relief Funds
Implementing
AFRO(OMS)ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-CD-IBE-001
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name SANOGO Ibrahim
Email i.sanogo@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Coordinates Location Name
-0.49499 21.62289 Wema
-1.63333 20.65 Monkoto
0.14628 21.70088 Mompono
-0.68333 22.31667 Bokungu
-0.21667 20.86667 Boende
0.46667 20.96667 Befale
0.51667 19.86667 Monieka
-0.54913 19.43492 Lotumbe
-0.0942 18.27757 Mbandaka