Daily Archives: October 21, 2014

In Sierra Leone’s Ebola Hot Zone – a Series of Reports

The following account is by IRIN journalist Anna Jefferys who, together with filmmaker Ricci Shyrock, visited Sierra Leone earlier this month. It is the first of a three-part series. The second part is a href=”http:allafrica.comstories201410151600.html” target=”_blank”herea. The third part is

More UK Troops Deploy to Sierra Leone [press release]

Around 150 British Army personnel left RAF Brize Norton this morning to add to the significant UK efforts to tackle Ebola. The soldiers, mostly medics from 35 Squadron, 5 Medical Regiment of the Royal Army Medical Corps, are due to

British Aid Flight Carrying Medical Supplies for Ebola Treatment Facility Lands in Freetown [press release]

Britain’s latest Ebola aid flight carrying vital medical supplies landed in Freetown yesterday, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has confirmed. This was the UK’s sixth aid flight and carried almost pound900,000 worth of medical equipment needed for the 92 bed