Wild Fire
Wild Fire

An unprecedented outbreak of Ebola virus in an active conflict zone, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

 Health workers carry a coffin through Kanzunza cemetery, Butembo, during a quadruple burial of Ebola victims.

Health workers carry a coffin through Kanzunza cemetery, Butembo, during a quadruple burial of Ebola victims.

 Health workers prepare to bury the body of an 11 month old child, Moises, a victim of Ebola, Beni Territory.

Health workers prepare to bury the body of an 11 month old child, Moises, a victim of Ebola, Beni Territory.

 Positions of Operation Sukola-1, the FARDC (Congolese National Army) units responsible for containing ADF and Mai-Mai rebels. The Ebola response in Beni territory is impeded by security issues.

Positions of Operation Sukola-1, the FARDC (Congolese National Army) units responsible for containing ADF and Mai-Mai rebels. The Ebola response in Beni territory is impeded by security issues.

 Children watch the funeral of Kavira Marie-Rose and Mumbere Mboko at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

Children watch the funeral of Kavira Marie-Rose and Mumbere Mboko at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

 Health workers carry the coffin of Mumbere Mboko, a victim of the Ebola virus. Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

Health workers carry the coffin of Mumbere Mboko, a victim of the Ebola virus. Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

 Mourners at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

Mourners at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

 Congolese FARDC troops at Camp Kasinga, Beni Territory, a position that overlooks the so-called 'triangle of death' where the ADF militia group operate.

Congolese FARDC troops at Camp Kasinga, Beni Territory, a position that overlooks the so-called 'triangle of death' where the ADF militia group operate.

 FARDC troops of Operation Sukola-1 prepare to change positions. The Ebola outbreak has multiple security challenges that disrupt health work; including attacks from local ‘Mai-Mai’ militia and the ADF rebel group, claimed to be connected to Islamic State networks.

FARDC troops of Operation Sukola-1 prepare to change positions. The Ebola outbreak has multiple security challenges that disrupt health work; including attacks from local ‘Mai-Mai’ militia and the ADF rebel group, claimed to be connected to Islamic State networks.

 A crowd listens to an Ebola awareness campaign run by the United Nations in the town of Oicha, North Kivu.

A crowd listens to an Ebola awareness campaign run by the United Nations in the town of Oicha, North Kivu.

 A health worker is sprayed with disinfectant after treating patients suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus at a transit health centre, Beni.

A health worker is sprayed with disinfectant after treating patients suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus at a transit health centre, Beni.

 Health workers at an Ebola transit centre in Beni, the epicentre of the outbreak.

Health workers at an Ebola transit centre in Beni, the epicentre of the outbreak.

 A health worker treats a patient suffering from the Ebola virus in a plastic CUBE, a medical apparatus with the potential to treat a patient without wearing a full protective suit. Beni, North Kivu.

A health worker treats a patient suffering from the Ebola virus in a plastic CUBE, a medical apparatus with the potential to treat a patient without wearing a full protective suit. Beni, North Kivu.

 Health workers carry the coffin of Kavira Marie-Rose, a victim of the Ebola virus. Butembo.

Health workers carry the coffin of Kavira Marie-Rose, a victim of the Ebola virus. Butembo.

 The funeral of Kahumbu Ngalyakuthi (1997-2019). Infected in her home village of Mutwanga, 40KM from Beni, after sharing a hospital room with a patient infected with Ebola.

The funeral of Kahumbu Ngalyakuthi (1997-2019). Infected in her home village of Mutwanga, 40KM from Beni, after sharing a hospital room with a patient infected with Ebola.

 Mbusa Manzekele mourns at the quadruple burial of Kasereka Sahanane, Kathingu Kipura, Kasereka Kipura and Kavira Sifa at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

Mbusa Manzekele mourns at the quadruple burial of Kasereka Sahanane, Kathingu Kipura, Kasereka Kipura and Kavira Sifa at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

 Police escort react to disperse angry crowds who had interrupted and blockaded a burial at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo

Police escort react to disperse angry crowds who had interrupted and blockaded a burial at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo

 Police escort watch as individuals set a fire to bar exit to health workers at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo. Community resistance is widespread.

Police escort watch as individuals set a fire to bar exit to health workers at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo. Community resistance is widespread.

 Police escort clear a roadblock set to bar exit to health workers at a burial at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

Police escort clear a roadblock set to bar exit to health workers at a burial at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

 ‘Jericho’ of a mixed FARDC and Police unit patrols at night in Butembo. Community resistance and attacks from local Mai-Mai rebels are widespread.

‘Jericho’ of a mixed FARDC and Police unit patrols at night in Butembo. Community resistance and attacks from local Mai-Mai rebels are widespread.

 Corporal Rebecca Sakaratie, a member of the United Nations Force Intervention brigade, mans her weapon as a patrol moves through the town of Oicha, North Kivu.

Corporal Rebecca Sakaratie, a member of the United Nations Force Intervention brigade, mans her weapon as a patrol moves through the town of Oicha, North Kivu.

 Malawian Troops of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrol in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by rebel attacks in the region.

Malawian Troops of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrol in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by rebel attacks in the region.

 A Malawian soldier of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrols in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by attacks by Mai-Mai and ADF rebels.

A Malawian soldier of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrols in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by attacks by Mai-Mai and ADF rebels.

 Final acts at the funeral of Kavira Marie-Rose and Mumbere Mboko at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

Final acts at the funeral of Kavira Marie-Rose and Mumbere Mboko at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

 A final prayer is said at the funeral of Kahumbu Ngalyakuthi, Beni Territory.

A final prayer is said at the funeral of Kahumbu Ngalyakuthi, Beni Territory.

 Heri and Moises play their instruments in Beni. the epicentre of the Ebola crisis.

Heri and Moises play their instruments in Beni. the epicentre of the Ebola crisis.

 Malawian Troops of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrol in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by rebel attacks in the region.

Malawian Troops of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrol in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by rebel attacks in the region.

 Congolese national army (FARDC) positions at the Kangabayi prison on the outskirts of Beni city, a regular target of rebel attacks.

Congolese national army (FARDC) positions at the Kangabayi prison on the outskirts of Beni city, a regular target of rebel attacks.

 A coffin is left abandoned momentarily as health workers were stoned and attacked by an angry crowd, sceptical of Ebola’s reality, Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

A coffin is left abandoned momentarily as health workers were stoned and attacked by an angry crowd, sceptical of Ebola’s reality, Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

Wild Fire
 Health workers carry a coffin through Kanzunza cemetery, Butembo, during a quadruple burial of Ebola victims.
 Health workers prepare to bury the body of an 11 month old child, Moises, a victim of Ebola, Beni Territory.
 Positions of Operation Sukola-1, the FARDC (Congolese National Army) units responsible for containing ADF and Mai-Mai rebels. The Ebola response in Beni territory is impeded by security issues.
 Children watch the funeral of Kavira Marie-Rose and Mumbere Mboko at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.
 Health workers carry the coffin of Mumbere Mboko, a victim of the Ebola virus. Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.
 Mourners at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.
 Congolese FARDC troops at Camp Kasinga, Beni Territory, a position that overlooks the so-called 'triangle of death' where the ADF militia group operate.
 FARDC troops of Operation Sukola-1 prepare to change positions. The Ebola outbreak has multiple security challenges that disrupt health work; including attacks from local ‘Mai-Mai’ militia and the ADF rebel group, claimed to be connected to Islamic State networks.
 A crowd listens to an Ebola awareness campaign run by the United Nations in the town of Oicha, North Kivu.
 A health worker is sprayed with disinfectant after treating patients suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus at a transit health centre, Beni.
 Health workers at an Ebola transit centre in Beni, the epicentre of the outbreak.
 A health worker treats a patient suffering from the Ebola virus in a plastic CUBE, a medical apparatus with the potential to treat a patient without wearing a full protective suit. Beni, North Kivu.
 Health workers carry the coffin of Kavira Marie-Rose, a victim of the Ebola virus. Butembo.
 The funeral of Kahumbu Ngalyakuthi (1997-2019). Infected in her home village of Mutwanga, 40KM from Beni, after sharing a hospital room with a patient infected with Ebola.
 Mbusa Manzekele mourns at the quadruple burial of Kasereka Sahanane, Kathingu Kipura, Kasereka Kipura and Kavira Sifa at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.
 Police escort react to disperse angry crowds who had interrupted and blockaded a burial at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo
 Police escort watch as individuals set a fire to bar exit to health workers at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo. Community resistance is widespread.
 Police escort clear a roadblock set to bar exit to health workers at a burial at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.
 ‘Jericho’ of a mixed FARDC and Police unit patrols at night in Butembo. Community resistance and attacks from local Mai-Mai rebels are widespread.
 Corporal Rebecca Sakaratie, a member of the United Nations Force Intervention brigade, mans her weapon as a patrol moves through the town of Oicha, North Kivu.
 Malawian Troops of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrol in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by rebel attacks in the region.
 A Malawian soldier of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrols in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by attacks by Mai-Mai and ADF rebels.
 Final acts at the funeral of Kavira Marie-Rose and Mumbere Mboko at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.
 A final prayer is said at the funeral of Kahumbu Ngalyakuthi, Beni Territory.
 Heri and Moises play their instruments in Beni. the epicentre of the Ebola crisis.
 Malawian Troops of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrol in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by rebel attacks in the region.
 Congolese national army (FARDC) positions at the Kangabayi prison on the outskirts of Beni city, a regular target of rebel attacks.
 A coffin is left abandoned momentarily as health workers were stoned and attacked by an angry crowd, sceptical of Ebola’s reality, Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.
Wild Fire

An unprecedented outbreak of Ebola virus in an active conflict zone, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Health workers carry a coffin through Kanzunza cemetery, Butembo, during a quadruple burial of Ebola victims.

Health workers prepare to bury the body of an 11 month old child, Moises, a victim of Ebola, Beni Territory.

Positions of Operation Sukola-1, the FARDC (Congolese National Army) units responsible for containing ADF and Mai-Mai rebels. The Ebola response in Beni territory is impeded by security issues.

Children watch the funeral of Kavira Marie-Rose and Mumbere Mboko at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

Health workers carry the coffin of Mumbere Mboko, a victim of the Ebola virus. Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

Mourners at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

Congolese FARDC troops at Camp Kasinga, Beni Territory, a position that overlooks the so-called 'triangle of death' where the ADF militia group operate.

FARDC troops of Operation Sukola-1 prepare to change positions. The Ebola outbreak has multiple security challenges that disrupt health work; including attacks from local ‘Mai-Mai’ militia and the ADF rebel group, claimed to be connected to Islamic State networks.

A crowd listens to an Ebola awareness campaign run by the United Nations in the town of Oicha, North Kivu.

A health worker is sprayed with disinfectant after treating patients suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus at a transit health centre, Beni.

Health workers at an Ebola transit centre in Beni, the epicentre of the outbreak.

A health worker treats a patient suffering from the Ebola virus in a plastic CUBE, a medical apparatus with the potential to treat a patient without wearing a full protective suit. Beni, North Kivu.

Health workers carry the coffin of Kavira Marie-Rose, a victim of the Ebola virus. Butembo.

The funeral of Kahumbu Ngalyakuthi (1997-2019). Infected in her home village of Mutwanga, 40KM from Beni, after sharing a hospital room with a patient infected with Ebola.

Mbusa Manzekele mourns at the quadruple burial of Kasereka Sahanane, Kathingu Kipura, Kasereka Kipura and Kavira Sifa at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

Police escort react to disperse angry crowds who had interrupted and blockaded a burial at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo

Police escort watch as individuals set a fire to bar exit to health workers at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo. Community resistance is widespread.

Police escort clear a roadblock set to bar exit to health workers at a burial at Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

‘Jericho’ of a mixed FARDC and Police unit patrols at night in Butembo. Community resistance and attacks from local Mai-Mai rebels are widespread.

Corporal Rebecca Sakaratie, a member of the United Nations Force Intervention brigade, mans her weapon as a patrol moves through the town of Oicha, North Kivu.

Malawian Troops of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrol in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by rebel attacks in the region.

A Malawian soldier of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrols in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by attacks by Mai-Mai and ADF rebels.

Final acts at the funeral of Kavira Marie-Rose and Mumbere Mboko at Kitatumba cemetery, Butembo.

A final prayer is said at the funeral of Kahumbu Ngalyakuthi, Beni Territory.

Heri and Moises play their instruments in Beni. the epicentre of the Ebola crisis.

Malawian Troops of the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade patrol in Beni Territory. Response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in North Kivu is hampered by rebel attacks in the region.

Congolese national army (FARDC) positions at the Kangabayi prison on the outskirts of Beni city, a regular target of rebel attacks.

A coffin is left abandoned momentarily as health workers were stoned and attacked by an angry crowd, sceptical of Ebola’s reality, Kanzunza Cemetary, Butembo.

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