In order to provide psychosocial support to staff, volunteers and delegates responding to the outbreak of such a deadly and infectious disease, the PS Centre has developed a briefing note on psychosocial support in the context of Ebola.
This briefing package was updated in 2018 in connection with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Other useful documents and information are included in the following briefing package, available here for download:
Psychosocial support during an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (PS Centre, 2018)
Caring for Volunteers: Toolkit (PS Centre, 2012)
Emergency Response Unit flyers adapted for Ebola (IFRC)
Frequently asked questions on Ebola virus disease (WHO, 2014)
PSS Background articles and reports (various)
MHPSS in Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak guidance for programme planners (2015)