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Sierra Leone:Flood:2017/08/14

Duration2017/08/14 More than 200 people were killed when a mudslide struck the outskirts of Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone on 14 August 2017.
Country or DistrictSierra Leone

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  • UNOCHA 2017/08/17
    So far, 409 dead bodies were removed from the rubbles across the 13 impacted communities and the number may still rise.
  • UNOCHA 2017/08/16
    The IFRC estimates that over 600 people are still missing and over 100 people have been injured.
  • BBC 2017/08/15
    Red Cross said that 312 were confirmed dead and warned the toll could rise further. The worst-hit area is thought to be the Regent district on the outskirts of Freetown, where dozens of houses were submerged when the hillside collapsed at about 06:00 GMT.
  • Reuters 2017/08/14
    More than 200 killed in Sierra Leone as mudslide sweeps away homes
Geographycal Data Information
  • ECHO 2017/08/16
    Sierra Leone | Floods and Mudslides - DG ECHO Daily Map | 16/08/2017
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