IOM regional response to Ebola Crisis, 23 January 2015

Report
from International Organization for Migration
Published on 23 Jan 2015 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IOM delivered 6,500 Emergency Interim Care Packages for suspected Ebola cases to implementing partners in Sierra Leone on 16 January 2015.

  • IOM conducted field visits to Port Loko and Makeni in Sierra Leone on 15 and 16 January 2015 to meet with implementing partner Oxfam at their field offices to map out next steps on training and coordination with each District Ebola Command Centre (DERC).

  • IOM began installation of generators, WIFI and IT equipment to retrofit 15 Provincial Emergency Operations Centres in Guinea-Conakry.

  • IOM conducted a border assessment in Grand Cape Mount County in Liberia.

  • IOM conducted Active Case Finding and Ebola prevention outreach at the Gba-Jakeh Marketplace in Senjeh district in Liberia.

  • IOM’s Flow Monitoring Points on the GuineaConakry/Mali border screened 43,626 travellers for Ebola between 3-19 January, an average of 2,500 travellers per day.

  • IOM delivered EVD training to 60 officials at the Tema and Takoradi sea ports in Ghana.

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