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[Sierra Leone] Flood and landslide disaster recovery program is now complete

2018.4.16

Household items distribution: In February, PWJ and our local partner CEDA distributed household goods to those families heavily affected by the flood/landslide that occurred in August 2018. Household items like pots, water tanks, and laundry buckets, as well as mattresses and pillows were provided to 228 families with elderly people as well as households headed [...]

[Sierra Leone] Early Recovery Support to Mudslide and Flood Affected Communities in Kaningo, Freetown

2018.1.22

In December, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) begun early recovery projects to support communities affected by the flood and mudslide in August 2017 near Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone.  It had been over 4 months since heavy rain caused the floods and mudslide on a scale previously unseen.  People living in affected communities still need to [...]

[Sierra Leone] PWJ assessing the landslide/flood affected communities in Freetown

2017.9.15

On the 14th August, 2017 at about 6:45 am, after days of heavy rain, a massive mudslide and floods occurred in Regent community in Freetown; the nation’s capital. The magnitude of the mudslide was unimaginable and has caused untold suffering on the lives of many people, properties worth billions of Leones were destroyed, houses were [...]