CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center To Provide Increased Support To Ebola Response Efforts In Eastern DRC
CDC: CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Ebola Outbreak in Eastern DRC
“[On Wednesday,] the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [announced the] activation of its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Thursday, June 13, 2019, to support the inter-agency response to the current Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). … As part of the administration’s whole-of-government effort, CDC subject matter experts are working with the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) on the ground in the DRC and the American Embassy in Kinshasa to support the Congolese and international response. The CDC’s EOC staff will further enhance this effort. CDC’s activation of the EOC at Level 3, the lowest level of activation, allows the agency to provide increased operational support for the response to meet the outbreak’s evolving challenges…” (6/12).