Sierra Leone + 3 more

Interagency Collaboration on Ebola - Situation Report No. 06 (8 September 2015)

Situation Report
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  • For the week of 31 August–6 September, two confirmed cases have been reported: one in Conakry, Guinea, and the other in Kambia, Sierra Leone.

  • On 3 September the Ministry of Health and WHO declared Liberia Ebola-free again following 42 days without a new confirmed case.

  • Follow-up of more than 900 contacts is underway in Kambia district, Sierra Leone, following the community death of a 67-year-old, confirmed post-mortem, and the Ebola-positive confirmation of her daughter on DATE. More than 50 of the contacts are considered high risk, and surveillance teams are on alert for additional cases.

  • IFRC and the Sierra Leone Red Cross are coordinating with UNDP on a Multi-Party Trust Fund financed project to support the reintegration of 800 safe and dignified burials and IPC volunteers through vocational training, educational support and other streams.

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