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Sierra Leone Mudslides: Making Sure Humanitarian Aid Reaches Women - HuffPost

Women receiving humanitarian assistance from UN Women in the aftermath of the mudslides in Sierra Leone. Photo: UN Women. Following heavy rains on 14 August, mudslides have left more than 400 people dead and an estimated 6,000 affected in Freetown, the ...and more »

Sierra Leone: Landslide and Floods Situation Update no.7, 29 August 2017 - Reliefweb

This update is produced by the UNDAC team in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator's Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with the Office of National Security and humanitarian partners. Situation overview. New flooding appeared on the night ...and more »

Prayer Vigil Buried by Sierra Leone Mudslide That Killed 1000 -

Christians in Sierra Leone are still reeling and recovering from the worst flooding their West African nation has faced in recent memory, after a mudslide covered homes and churches on the outskirts of the capital city two weeks ago. Current Issue ...and more »

Attention is on Harvey. But flooding has killed thousands this month in other countries, too. - Washington Post

Skies, streams and seas have unleashed tragedies around the world this month, forcing us to reckon once more with the deadly power of weather and water. While we watch and react to the devastation wrought by the remnants of Hurricane Harvey across ...and more »

Sierra Leone: Opposition party headquarters on fire - Anadolu Agency

The national headquarters building of Sierra Leone's opposition Alliance Democratic Party (ADP) in Freetown was allegedly set on fire Tuesday. Firefighters are currently trying to put out the fire which started from the top floor of the building at ...and more »

Instant messages from hell - Religion News Service

Volunteers inter coffins during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara). CHICAGO (RNS) — “Julia, over three hundred bodies they have ...and more »

After deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone, a Minnesota journalist pushes community to go beyond donations - MinnPost

Victims of the mudslide gather at a camp for internally displaced people in Regent, Sierra Leone, on August 19. After deadly mudslides swept through Sierra Leone earlier this month, numerous events were held throughout Twin Cities metro area ...and more »

GCB Bank donates GH¢100000 to Sierra Leone disaster victims - Graphic Online

The donation was in response to the distress call by the government and people of Sierra Leone following the 14th August 2017 mudslide which took the lives of over 400 people, and in line with GCB's corporate social responsibility. The Managing ...and more »

DC United's Bill Hamid raising money for Sierra Leone flood relief - WTOP

Hundreds are dead and thousands more are missing after a mudslide in Sierra Leone. D.C. United's goalkeeper, Bill Hamid, is raising money to help those in need by auctioning off game-worn, autographed jerseys. In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 14 ...and more »

Mormon church helping victims of flood-ravaged West African nation - Salt Lake Tribune

Courtesy | LDS Church With the help of LDS Charities (the Mormon church's humanitarian arm), local Mormons in Sierra Leone and community leaders have delivered mattresses, food, water and other life-sustaining supplies to 105 families. Almost all of ...and more »