UNHRD Operations Update - Response to the Ebola Outbreak, as of 9 January 2015

from World Food Programme
Published on 09 Jan 2015 View Original
  • UNHRD is procuring construction materials and equipment for remote logistics hubs, Ebola Treatment Units and Community Care Centres in all three affected countries, as well as facilitating direct deliveries from suppliers.

  • The German Government is generously providing one C160 plane permanently based in Accra for UNMEER and UNHRD usage.

  • Members of UNHRD's Rapid Response Team have been deployed to the affected coun-tries to provide technical assistance, train-ing and help establish staging areas.

  • As part of WFP's Special Operation for the Ebola response, Las Palmas and Accra are serving as regional staging areas.