CARE's Response to The Ebola Crisis

Operational Summary: 

CARE is working throughout Sierra Leone and Liberia to provide social mobilization activities, with a special focus on hygiene promotion to help prevent the spread of Ebola. CARE is providing education and materials related to hygiene promotion to prevent infection, including the distribution of hand washing kits that include buckets, chlorine water, soap, and gloves through the District Health Management Team and community volunteers to households in high risk communities. CARE is also creating and sharing Ebola-related messages to raise awareness about the virus and to reduce/eliminate stigma, and sharing these messages through various media including radio, posters, and leaflets.

Response Type: 
Education
Water and Sanitation