Kenema (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Kenema (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 7.88
Longitude: -11.19
population: 70,680
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Tulane students host benefit for Ebola research in Sierra Leone tonight

SeLebrating Sierra Leone starts at 7 p.m., and will feature food, raffles, a silent auction, an open bar and entertainment by local cover band Imaginary Frenz. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door; student tickets are $20 in advance and $25 ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Fighting Ebola in Kenema: Audio diary from an IRC health worker

Health staff exposed to Ebola are trained in the use of protective equipment in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown. Photo: Peter Biro/IRCFor Tamba Sam, the loss of friends and fellow health workers to Ebola has had its ... [Published International Rescue Committee - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola Outbreak: Mali Confirms First Case of Virus as 2-Year-Old Tests Positive for Disease

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone.ReutersA two-year-old girl in Mali has tested positive for ebola.The Malian government has confirmed the first case ... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 23 2014]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease - Emergency appeal No. 3 (MDRSL005)

Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Sierra Leone This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of CHF 41.1m (increased from CHF 12.9m) to enable the IFRC to support the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update (October 23, 2014)

Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES---October 23, 2014  DISCHARGED CASES Total Survived and Released Patients = 713  NEW CASES New Confirmed cases = 44 as follows: Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 2, Kono = 0 Bombali ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Brampton doctor journeys to Sierra Leone to help Ebola patients

BRAMPTON — Canada and the rest of the world should not turn its back on the Ebola crisis by cutting off the arteries of transportation to and from West Africa, says Dr. Lauralee Morris, 56, a Brampton physician who recently returned from Sierra Leone ... [Published My Kawartha - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rioting in Sierra Leone as Ebola Virus Claims 20 Lives Daily

Two have died in anti-Ebola rioting as distrust of Western medicine grows in Sierra Leone, where twenty people a day are now reported as being killed by the virus, and 49 new cases were reported by the country's government on Monday alone. The influx ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update (October 22, 2014)

Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES---October 22, 2014  DISCHARGED CASES Total Survived and Released Patients = 710  NEW CASES New Confirmed cases = 50 as follows:Kailahun = 1, Kenema = 1, Kono = 0 Bombali ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: In Sierra Leone's Ebola Hot Zone - a Series of Reports

By Anna JefferysKenema/Freetown — 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 here. The third ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Survivors Speak Out about Their Experiences

KENEMA, SIERRA LEONE— As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread, there is some hope from those who survive it. In Kenema, in eastern Sierra Leone, a survivor conference was held for the first time.  The goal was to counsel survivors and look at ways they ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Survivors Speak Out about Their Experiences

KENEMA, SIERRA LEONE—As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread, there is some hope from those who survive it. In Kenema, in eastern Sierra Leone, a survivor conference was held for the first time. The goal was to counsel survivors and look at ways they ... [Published VOA News - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

Ebola: Survivors now helping with care

Via ReliefWeb, the UN News Service offers a ray of light in the gloom: Ebola: back from outbreak epicentre, UN official says survivors now helping with care.Survivors of Ebola who have developed immunity to the virus are being trained to care for children ... [Published H5N1 - Oct 19 2014]

Quotes

...This commitment was made by the 'Soweis' (women heads engaged in initiating young girls into the "Bondo Society) on Tuesday during a talk organized by Advocacy Movement Network (AMNet). The meeting attracted soweis, traditional birth attendants (TBA) and chiefs in the Western Area. President of the Western Area Sowei Council, Mammy Koloneh Sesay, said: "People are of the belief that sick people get well faster when they enter the shrine of the Bondo society;"
...faculty and staff are bracing the front lines," said Donna Edwards, a doctoral student who is helping to organize the event, in an announcement. "We want to support our professors in their courageous efforts as well as help spread awareness to the New Orleans community at large about how they can help with relief efforts."
... "The chances of an Ebola outbreak in the U S or Europe are extremely low," says Dr. d'Harcourt, "much lower than events we don’t worry about as much, such as extreme weather conditions or the flu."
...The Guardian reports local sources as saying: "The growing fear has left the public with no choice but to call on the government for Waterloo to be quarantined as was done to other places including Kailahun, Kenema, Bombali, Port Loko and Moyamba districts"

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AUDIO: '19 relatives have died from Ebola' [Published BBC - Oct 23 2014]
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Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Sierra Leone This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of CHF 41.1m (increased from CHF 12.9m) to enable the IFRC to support the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) ...
Mali: Regular Press Briefing by the Information... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 12 hours ago]
Source: UN Department of Public InformationCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone (excerpt) Ebola Fadéla Chaib, for the World Health Organization (WHO), reminded the journalists about the press conference ...
Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES---October 23, 2014  DISCHARGED CASES Total Survived and Released Patients = 713  NEW CASES New Confirmed cases = 44 as follows: Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 2, Kono = 0 Bombali ...
Rioting in Sierra Leone as Ebola Virus Claims 2... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 23 2014]
Two have died in anti-Ebola rioting as distrust of Western medicine grows in Sierra Leone, where twenty people a day are now reported as being killed by the virus, and 49 new cases were reported by the country's government on Monday alone. The influx ...
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