VIDEOS: Hundreds Die in Mudslide In Sierra Leone
At least 400 people have died and hundreds more are still missing after torrential rains on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown caused a mountainside to collapse on to a residential community. Ishmeal Alfred Charles of the Healey International Relief Foundation says that many houses have been "wiped away".
Thousands Left Homeless, Hundreds Dead After Mudslide
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 15 August 2017
Thousands of people in Sierra Leone left homeless by a mudslide which killed at least 400 people urgently need food, shelter and healthcare, aid agencies said on Tuesday, as they… Read more »
Death Toll Rises in Flood-Stricken Freetown
VOA, 15 August 2017
At least 300 people are now confirmed dead a day after Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, was buried under a mudslide and heavy flooding. Officials say the death toll is likely… Read more »
President Koroma Visits Scene of Deadly Mudslide, Receives Donation From Mercury International
Sierra Leone Government, 15 August 2017
President Ernest Bai Koroma has twice visited the Mortormeh community at Regent where a deadly mudslide took place which claimed several lives. Read more »
Hundreds Feared Dead in Mudslide
DW, 14 August 2017
Hundreds of people are believed to have died after a mudslide flattened dozens of houses on the outskirts of Freetown. Sierra Leone's official coroner has said more than 200 bodies… Read more »
Heavy flooding in Freetown.
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