Ebola outbreaks in Africa

During the 2014 Ebola outbreak, community educators for the Centre for Liberian Assistance mobilise in Robertsport for a community outreach event on the dangers of Ebola. PHOTO: Sean Sheridan for Mercy Corps

Ebola is a deadly virus that has caused devastation across the globe, particularly in Africa. Those who live in Ebola-stricken communities face the fear of getting infected, losing a loved one or suffering the economic consequences of this lethal virus.

An Ebola outbreak makes a devastating and lasting impact on many lives, but survivors can overcome its challenges to build a stronger tomorrow.

Together, we can fight Ebola and build communities that can take a stand against future outbreaks. This guide is designed to answer questions about Ebola and help you take action.

In this guide, we'll explore: