Real-time IOM Crisis Communications System Deployed to Help Save Lives During Ebola Response in DRC

The World Health Organization (WHO) is now using the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) innovative Security Communications and Analysis Network (SCAAN) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to support the security of its staff fighting the Ebola epidemic.

Ebola in DRC: Cutting the chains of transmission

Three years after the end of the biggest Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a new outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was declared on August 1, 2018. This epidemic is still uncontrolled and has become the largest-ever known in the country. To run our Ebola treatment centers in DRC, our teams rely on experienced staff to share their expertise in North Kivu in the fight against this deadly disease.