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21 Aug 2017 description
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Background

On the evening of the 14th August, mudslides triggered by three days of heavy rains poured in and around the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown. The most severe mudslides occurred in the coastal suburb of Racecourse on the city’s eastern edge, as well as in Regent and Lumley where thousands of makeshift settlements are home to the city’s poorest communities. Torrential rains have led to a series of significant floods and mudslides in several areas of Freetown.

16 Aug 2017 description
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SITUATION

On the evening of the 14 th August, mudslides triggered by three days of heavy rains poured in and around the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown. The most severe mudslides occurred in the coastal suburb of Racecourse on the city’s eastern edge, as well as in Regent and Lumley where thousands of makeshift settlements are home to the city’s poorest communities. Torrential rains have led to a series of significant floods and mudslides in several areas of Freetown. Emergency support is being provided for the two types of responses: floods and mudslides.

18 Mar 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$527,584

Balance Requested: US$ 0

Dear Colleagues,

24 Sep 2014 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 124,871

Balance Requested: US$ 124,871

Geneva, 24 September 2014

Dear Colleagues,

08 Aug 2014 description
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Friday, August 08, 2014 • Ebun James-DeKam

15 May 2014 description
report ACT Alliance

Details of Response

Emergency: Ebola response in Liberia and Sierra Leone

Date of Emergency: April-May 2014

ACT Requesting Member(s): ACT Forum Liberia and ACT Forum Sierra Leone

I. NARRATIVE SUMMARY

DETAILS OF THE EMERGENCY

10 Apr 2014 description
report ACT Alliance

Geneva, 10 April 2014

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

08 Mar 2012 description
report ACT Alliance

A BIG HAND FOR EQUALITY

Gender equality is central to meeting the needs of the worlds poorest and most vulnerable people – men and women alike – concludes a new ACT Alliance report launched to mark International Women’s Day on March 8.

“Clapping with Both Hands: 15 Studies of Good Practice in Promoting Gender Equality” celebrates innovative ACT programmes championed by brave women and men in 13 countries – from Guatemala to Indonesia, Mozambique to Nepal – that have enhanced the voice of women in workplaces, government and society at large.