Guinea

IOM Guinea response to Ebola crisis - External situation report (16 - 25 March 2015)

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Flow Monitoring Operations are ongoing at the border posts and the collection of data and migrant sensitization is being carried out.

  • Rehabilitation works of 9 PEOCs have been completed. A handing over ceremony was held in Forecariah (in lower Guinea) and Macenta (Forest Area).

  • Official authorization received from OFDA/USAID to commence rehabilitation works and provide logistics support to 2 new PEOCs identified by the National Coordination Unit (Suguiri and Kouroussa).

OVERVIEW

  • Over 3,429 people have been infected with Ebola in Guinea since the outbreak started in March 2014. By 22 March, 2015, a total of 2,263 people have been reported dead as a result of the EVD.

  • Statistics of migrant movement at the Guinea/Mali border in Kouremali, Nafadji and Niany for the period of February 13 to 22 March 20 15 totals 6,590 men and 4,247 women.

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