Ebola virus disease

Democratic Republic of the Congo

On 8 May 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD). This is the ninth outbreak of EVD over the last four decades in the country, with the most recent outbreak occurring in May 2017.  

HandUp Congo works closely with the Community of Disciples of Christ in Congo (CDCC) on a range of community development and capacity building projects.

In this instance, we are raising funds to supply CDCC’s frontline healthcare workers in the EVD epicentre of Mbandaka with protective suits, disposable gloves, handwashing stations and medicines for the schools, clinics, churches and hospitals in their community.

You can help in several ways

1)    GoFundMehttps://www.gofundme.com/containebola

2)    If you are Australian, you can receive tax deductibility when donating through Rotary. Click here to donate to Building a Healthy Congo and designate EBOLA.

3)    If you are American, you can donate through Global Ministries https://www.globalministries.org/cdcc_responds_to_most_recent_ebola_outbreak

To remain informed about this outbreak ... 

PODCAST: A New Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo https://www.undispatch.com/podcast-a-new-ebola-outbreak-in-the-democratic-republic-of-congo/ 
Ebola Situation Reportshttp://www.who.int/ebola/situation-reports/drc-2018/en/ 
WHO Ebolahttp://www.who.int/ebola/en/