STORIES: République démocratique du Congo: Ebola- the outbreak: GUM_kolga_ebola_004

Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, North Kivu; Beni, 28th July. At 13.35, a call arrives from the security commission to say that 29-year-old Kambale Mandefu has died in the village of Mialeke, on the outskirts of Beni. A team from the civil protection service goes to the village to uplift the body, decontaminate the home and make the area safe. The army oversees all the public security operations to prevent members of the local community attacking the healthcare operators and accusing them of bringing the disease to the village.

Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, North Kivu; Beni, 28th July. At 13.35, a call arrives from the security commission to say that 29-year-old Kambale Mandefu has died in the village of Mialeke, on the outskirts of Beni. A team from the civil protection service goes to the village to uplift the body, decontaminate the home and make the area safe. The army oversees all the public security operations to prevent members of the local community attacking the healthcare operators and accusing them of bringing the disease to the village.