Emergency Grant Aid in response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
1. On June 19, the Government of Japan decided to extend an Emergency Grant Aid of 3 million US dollars, in response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, through the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
2. This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistance in the areas of identification of active cases, case management for effective triage, infection prevention, strengthening the diagnostic capabilities, community mobilization, child protection and cross border control for the people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
3. This assistance is expected to contribute to preventing further spreading of the Ebola virus disease outbreak both internally and externally to the countries sharing borders with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.