- 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
Tearfund’s Country Representative in Sierra Leone speaks of the terrible destruction he has witnessed, following the terrible flooding and landslides – as well as ‘a great outpouring of love’ in the affected areas.
Tearfund is currently working closely with its local partners in Sierra Leone to plan a response to this week’s deadly landslides, which have killed hundreds, possibly thousands of people.
Christian and Muslim leaders played “essential role” in tackling the Ebola virus
Faith leaders in Sierra Leone and Liberia played an “essential role” in stemming the spread of the Ebola virus, according to a new report, but the delay in involving them in the response cost lives.
Key recommendations from INGOs working in Sierra Leone ahead of the High Level Conference on Ebola – March 3rd - Brussels
11 February 2015 - As Ebola infection rates drop in Sierra Leone, Christian relief agencies are urging global and national institutions, donors and policy makers to ensure Sierra Leone’s faith leaders are given a “pivotal” role in their post-Ebola recovery plans.
Christian Aid, CAFOD and Tearfund believe global institutions such as the World Health Organisation and the United Nations have not engaged sufficiently with Christian and Muslim leaders in Sierra Leone, who they say have played a vital and often unsung role in the fight against Ebola virus.
Church leaders in Ebola-affected Sierra Leone and Liberia are playing a vital role in helping people to stay safe, says Christian relief and development agency Tearfund.
Tearfund partners have found that church leaders are widely trusted and are able to use church services and other gatherings to help people understand how to stop the spread of Ebola.
Fatalities caused by cholera and diarrhoea in Sierra Leone have been slashed as a result of the contribution of a two-year Tearfund sanitation programme.
The village of Sarhun in Pujehun state is one of 20 communities which are being transformed due to the work of our partner, the Evangelical Fellowship of Sierra Leone (EFSL).
Aid agencies are facing a 'logistical nightmare' in West Africa where as many as 200,000 refugees living in camps inside Guinea need to be moved to escape rebel attacks from neighbouring Sierra Leone.
A massive humanitarian crisis is surfacing in Guinea and neighbouring countries in West Africa. Guinea has been hosting over 470,000 refugees from Liberia and Sierra Leone following protracted civil wars throughout the 1990s. It is the top refugee-hosting nation in Africa.
Four church workers in Sierra Leone have been released unharmed by militiamen after being kidnapped at gunpoint and held for 10 days. During a terrifying ordeal their captors threatened the four with execution and boasted of past atrocities committed against civilians.