Sierra Leone

UNICEF Sierra Leone Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2 : 1 January to 30 June 2021



Over 1.5 million U5 children vaccinated during combined IPV-routine immunization and catch-up campaign in response to the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreak.

UNICEF supported vaccine deployment and supply chain management of 138,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines received through COVAX and the African Union.

First batch payments completed under the COVID-19 Social Safety Net programme reaching more than 32,000 households. Plans to include people with disabilities in second batch of enrolment.

UNICEF supported Risk Communication and Community Engagement related to COVID-19, EVD preparedness and the Polio Outbreak through the distribution of materials and community engagement of 582,000 people.