This programme will deliver improvement in disaster preparedness and response as well as providing predictable support to Rohingya refugees and vulnerable refugee hosting communities.
The current Ebola outbreak in DRC is the second largest recorded outbreak, and has been running since May 2018. Case numbers continue to increase and the outbreak is expected to continue until at least the end of 2019. The UK response to Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak #10 programme has four primary aims: * to curb the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak #10 in DRC as quickly as possible; * to minimise loss of life and impact on communities; * to ensure no onward transmission outside of DRC; and * to be prepared to act rapidly should a cross-border transmission occur.
To train and deploy emergency response personnel (Medical, Search and Rescue and Mapping experts) at short notice to countries affected by sudden onset humanitarian emergencies