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Safe and Dignified Burials in Guinea

Burial teams of volunteers in Guinea, wearing full personal protective equipment and working in teams of seven, desinfects themselves after carrying the body of a 40 year-old woman who died from Ebola virus from the MSF Treatment Center at Donka Hospital to the Conakry Cemetary for a safe burial.

The Red Cross is undertaking safe and dignified burials in all Ebola-affected countries, ensuring that those who have died from the disease are treated with respect, while also ensuring the safety of communities. This is critical work, often performed by volunteers, and undertaken at the most dangerous time.


UN Photo/Martine Perret

Conakry, Guinea

17 January 2015

Photo# 619794

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Taken on January 17, 2015