Sierra Leone’s Recovery From Deadly Mudslide Slow But Steady
Los Angeles Times: Sierra Leone faces long slog to recovery after devastating mudslide
“It’s been almost a month since torrential rains caused widespread flooding and a mountainside to collapse on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, sending a blanket of mud into several communities. Life is gradually returning to normal, but residents of the devastated regions face a slog toward recovery. … All told, almost 6,000 people were affected by the disaster in some way, the International Organization for Migration said in its Sept. 4 situation report…” (Simmons, 9/7).