After days of heavy rain, at least 6,000 people have lost their homes due a mudslide and subsequent flooding in Freetown last week.
At least 6,000 people have lost their homes due to the mudslide and subsequent flooding in Freetown.
Half of his face is now covered by bandages, but on the other half you can see him smiling.
During the two months while our new First Aid Post (FAP) was being built in Waterloo, Sierra Leone, the news of the imminent opening of the clinic quickly spread throughout the area: a sign of just how much it's needed. The…
EMERGENCY has been awarded a special prize by the President of Sierra Leone for its efforts in the fight against Ebola.
We're now waiting for February, hoping with all our hearts we'll be able to write that Sierra Leone won't need EMERGENCY any more, at least in its battle against Ebola.
Sierra Leone still needs us: the epidemic has made the already weak health system even more precarious.
In our hospitals, the concept of "care" goes beyond the medical act.
There have been 42 consecutive days without new cases.
Now the countdown begins: Sierra Leone needs 42 consecutive days with no new cases to be declared free from #Ebola.