- Sierra Leone: Mudslides - Aug 2017
- Sierra Leone: Floods - Sep 2015
- West Africa: Ebola Outbreak - Mar 2014
- Sierra Leone: Wild Fires - Jan 2013
- Sierra Leone/Guinea: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2012
- West/Central Africa: Floods - Jun 2010
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2009
- Sierra Leone: Floods and Landslides - Aug 2009
- Sierra Leone: Floods - Sep 2007
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2007
- Key messages
• Since April 2014, the Ebola virus has been reported in five countries in West Africa – Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal.
• So far there have been 4,963 reported cases and 2,453 deaths.
• On 16 September the UN released an Overview of Needs and Requirements for the Ebola outbreak, estimating that there are 22 million people in need, requiring US$988 million in assistance.
• As of mid-September, US$265 million in humanitarian assistance has been contributed to the Ebola outbreak, and US$85 million pledged.
The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$235,000 to UNICEF and WHO in response to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. The main bilateral donors providing Official Development Assistance (ODA) are the UK and the EC – both have provided funding for the crisis (DFID-US$340,000 to Sierra Leone; and EC –US$3.3 regionally).
From a regional perspective, the majority of funding to the Ebola crisis has been received by Guinea (US$4.07m). Liberia has received US$0.18m, while Sierra Leone has received slightly more (US$0.23m).