New project: Attacks on Health Care in the DRC during the Ebola Response

Aims to support help responders with information, analysis and practical recommendations on how to mitigate the impact of attacks on health care to ensure staff safety and better health outcomes.

Sep 06, 2019
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After the success of a recent trial to provide up-to-date information on security events to aid agencies responding to Mozambique Cyclone Idai, we are pleased to announce a similar product 'Attacks on Ebola Response' for organisations working on health care in the DRC. This initiative is funded by the H2H Fund with support by UK aid from the UK government and will run from September to the end of November 2019.

It aims to support help responders with information, analysis and practical recommendations on how to mitigate the impact of attacks on health care to ensure staff safety and better health outcomes. 

The information will be provided in three separate outputs.

1. Information Alerts: Latest safety, security and access information on reported attacks on health care with available information on date, location, weapon use and perpetrator(s). Aimed at staff members working on the ground. This is for you if you want to be kept updated with reported events.

2. Practical Recommendations: Snapshot on a common security threat and how to prevent, mitigate and respond. This is anyone who wants ideas of how to make organisations more resilient for working in insecure environments.  

3. Trends Analysis and Risk Management; Trend overview and analysis of reported safety, security and access incidents with ideas on how to mitigate risk to staff members, programmes and property. This is for you if you want to receive two overview documents over the course of the three months summarising trends and key ideas.  


Please sign up to receive information from the Attacks on Ebola Response project. 

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