I am pleased to share the report of our assessment following DRC’s 11th Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province. You can find the full report, report brief, research video summaries, and further language insights and recommendations here.
Speaking primarily with local community members and responders, we found that the response proved the merits of localized, multilingual communication. However, our research also highlighted the need for national and international organizations and authorities to better support local communicators for future disease outbreaks and the broader humanitarian response across the country. Exclusion of Twa-speaking communities from risk communication efforts, as in the 2018 Ebola response, was a particular concern…more