Security Council Resolution 2439: Para 8

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Displacement and Humanitarian Response
Security Council Agenda Thematic Topic: 
Peace and Security in Africa

Para 8. Emphasizes the need for the Government of the DRC, and all relevant actors providing assistance in response to the Ebola outbreak, to enhance efforts to communicate to the public, as well as to implement, the established safety and health protocols and preventive measures to mitigate against misinformation and undue alarm about the transmission and extent of the outbreak among and between individuals and communities; underscores the need to enhance community engagement working closely with religious leaders, youth and women’s groups and with the families themselves, including in the context of resumed humanitarian assistance efforts;