Over 1,900 households affected by floods and mudslide to receive cash support from UK Aid

FREETOWN, 15 September 2017 – As Sierra Leone recovers from the recent deadly floods and mudslide in Freetown that killed over 500 people with many more still unaccounted for, 1,908 affected households will be directly supported with cash through mobile money transfers to help them meet their immediate needs. The cash transfers being funded byContinue reading Over 1,900 households affected by floods and mudslide to receive cash support from UK Aid

Water, sanitation and hygiene: the basics of infection control in Sierra Leone

NGELEHUN, Sierra Leone – Nurse-in-charge Elizabeth Kadie Momoh at the Ngelehun Community Health Post has just finished checking a pregnant woman in the facility’s labour room and heads to a sink to wash her hands. Clean water gushes out as she opens the tap. The availability of running water is taken for granted in health facilitiesContinue reading Water, sanitation and hygiene: the basics of infection control in Sierra Leone