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SIERRA LEONE / WESTERN AREA SURGE

The Western Area surge got under way today (17 December) in Freetown in an effort to contain the alarming rise in registered Ebola cases in Sierra Leone.UNMEER

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / SURGE 2

Today (17 December) the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) joined forces with the Government of Sierra Leone and other partners to launch Operation Western Area Surge (WAS). UNMEER

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / LIBERIA / EBOLA HUNGER

The number of people facing food insecurity due to the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone could top one million by March 2015 unless access to food is drastically improved and measures are put in place to safeguard crop and livestock production, two UN agencies said today. WFP/FAO

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA AMBULANCES

As registered cases reach alarming numbers in Sierra Leone, the national Ebola response  is intensifying efforts to reach all suspected patients and to bring them to holding centres and Ebola Treatment Units. UNMEER

16 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UNMEER / EBOLA TREATMENT UNIT

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury, visited on Friday an Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) outside the Sierra Leone capital, where a response surge is being launched. UNMEER

12 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA BANBURY

The Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury, travelled to Freetown where he conducted a series of meetings, including with President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone. UNMEER.

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA NABARRO

The leader of the UN's fight against Ebola said today he was "inspired" by the progress in the battle against the disease, but the international community will have to keep working on it, "until it is gone." UNTV-UNIFEED

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA NABARRO

The head of the United Nations' response to the Ebola outbreak told reporters in Geneva that progress is being made in controlling the virus, but an enormous job still lies ahead. David Nabarro has recently returned from West Africa, where he visited all four countries now affected by Ebola – Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and [...]

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

WFP / EBOLA WOMEN

Supporting the medical response to stop the spread of Ebola, that has killed more than 5,100 people, The World Food Programme (WFP) is focusing on meeting the basic food and nutrition needs of affected families and communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WFP

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA CARE CENTERS

To help fight the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, UNICEF is constructing Ebola community care centers in Bombali, one of the districts worst hit by the current Ebola outbreak which has so far killed more than 1,000 people in Sierra Leone. UNICEF

14 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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