Agony, Grief Struck Freetown, Urgent Global Relief Needed

By: Ben Mabande |

The Government and people of Sierra Leone along with several local humanitarian organizations need support to mitigate the human suffering ongoing in Sierra Leone because of the recent natural disaster.

The citizens in and around the capital Freetown woke up in agony and grief after land slides and flooding hit many parts of the city around 5.00 am this past Monday morning.

According to an account, around 5.00 am, heavy shower at Motemoh on the Sugar loaf of Regent hills. The second downpour of rain occurred around 6.00 am, swept over 200 shelters with an estimated 1,000 households.

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Source: Globe Afrique Media

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.