The Womey massacre is about a deadly attack on and murder of eight members of a team of healthcare workers, journalists, and government officials who were affiliated with the conflict resolution non-profit
The attack on the Ebola Health Team in Womey, Guinea is related to the mistrust and miscommunication between villagers and the Guinean government. After the attack, a local police officer named Richard Haba explained the villager's belief that Ebola "is nothing more than an invention of white people to kill black people".  The underlying problem is believed to be fear.  A coordinator with Search for Common Ground, Aly Badara, said, "In that part of Guinea, there is no faith between those people and their government."