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# Freetown

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# Sierra Leone
Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'
The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.
# Freetown
'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone
The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.
# Freetown
Deadly Sierra Leone floods one of the worst single-day disasters in its history
The death toll is expected to rise as around 600 people are still missing. The President has appealed for a global response.
# Freetown
Over 300 dead after mudslide sweeps through Sierra Leone's capital
Thousands have been left homeless and there’s an “overwhelming number of dead” after severe flooding and mudslides in Freetown.
# One Year On
The faces of Ebola: The survivors, orphans and workers the disease left behind
The outbreak is not yet over, doctors have warned.
Column: What is life like in a city hit by Ebola? An Irish voice from Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone is a very friendly, sociable place but that is changing. People are avoiding church and the mosque, and shops have chlorine buckets outside for people to wash their hands before they enter.
# Blood Diamonds
Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'
Human rights groups call for better reparations for victims and for more perpetrators to be brought to justice.