"...in the frequency & intensity of attacks by armed groups in very close vicinity to Beni. These include a full-scale attack on the #DRC armed forces base on 24Aug, ambushes on MONUSCO on Sept 3 & 9, a rocket explosion in the centre of Beni on Sept11 & an..."
"...indiscriminate attack on Beni town just 10 dys ago, Sept22.
As a result of the most recent attacks, which killed 21 people, our operations were in lockdown for several dys. But when we’re in lockdown, you know
#Ebola is not. Ebola gets an advantage."
"We have taken every poss measure to ensure that #WHO staff are kept safe, but as we deploy more staff to the field, the risks increase of an accident, or a kidnapping, or one of our colleagues simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time."
"But we are now seeing community mistrust, especially around Ndindi, which is where many of the most recent cases have occurred.
Small but signif numbers of people refuse active follow-up, or refuse to be treated in the #Ebola treatment units."