Home » SIERRA LEONE

SIERRA LEONE

SIERRA LEONE / BACK TO SCHOOL

After eight months, children in Sierra Leone have gone back to school for the first time since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak. Schools started opening their doors on Tuesday (14 April) and it is expected that by the end of the week will be for the most part operating normally. UNMEER

17 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA FREETOWN

As Sierra Leone gets closer to the goal of zero Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Chief of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) today (15 April) toured the country's capital, Freetown. UNMEER

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA KAMBIA PORTLOKO

The Chief of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) Tuesday visited two districts in Sierra Leone, a country that has experienced a sharp drop in Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases over the past two weeks. UNMEER

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SIERRA LEONE SCHOOLS

Following an eight month enforced break from school, due to Ebola, around 1.8 million children in Sierra Leone are preparing to return to the classroom this week. UNTV CH  

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA QUARANTINE HOUSING

The old police academy barracks in Hastings, Sierra Leone are being renovated to house Ebola quarantined families who don't have a proper place to stay. UNMEER

3 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA REOPENED HOSPITAL

Since it opened in 2002, Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni, Sierra Leone, had been a model institution. But with the outset on the Ebola outbreak in May 2014, the hospital was forced to close its doors. UNMEER

1 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA QUARANTINE LATRINES

The tiny village of Kontadubala in Kambia District, Sierra Leone, may seem like a postcard of idyllic country life, but the Ebola crisis has shed a light on longstanding problems such as the lack of water and sanitation. UNMEER

31 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA WATER

The Kolenté River provides running water to the town of Kambia in Sierra Leone through a water treatment plant built with support from the Japanese government in 2013. But Sierra Leone's economic constraints meant that the plant was only running three times a week and only for a couple of hours a day. UNMEER

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA QIP

The remote Masanga Village in the Tonkolili district of Sierra Leone has not been immune to the Ebola outbreak. When a family member fell ill Ali Kamara sought help from village leaders. After his relative, a woman who had suffered from leprosy and tuberculosis, was diagnosed Ebola positive, the whole family had to be quarantined. [...]

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA HOTSPOTS

The Rosanda village of 800 residents in northern Sierra Leone has been placed under quarantine to stem the spread of Ebola. With the support of UNICEF, “Hotspot Buster” have been active in raising awareness in the community to minimize the damaging affects of this epidemic. UNICEF

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

April 2015
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930