Pendembu (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Pendembu (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 8.1
Longitude: -10.71
population: 7,602
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Life in the hot zone

Dr. Jose Rovira with the World Health Organization takes a swab from a suspected Ebola victim in the town of Pendembu, Sierra Leone.Courtesy Tommy TrenchardEditor's note: These stories were gathered from writings submitted to CNN and interviews conducted ... [Published CNN - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Monrovia, Liberia
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

What Drives Ebola Doctors?

In two Land Rovers, one fitted out as an ambulance, a small team of humanitarian workers last week headed deep into Sierra Leone's jungle. After hours on deeply rutted paths that could barely be called roads, they stopped at a village that had seen ten ... [Published National Geographic - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Documenting Ebola's Toll, Getting Lost In The Woods, And New Music From Bruce Hornsby

47 min 27 sec Playlist Download TranscriptRed Cross volunteers prepare to bury the body of an Ebola victim in Pendembu, Sierra Leone, early this month. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide captioni toggle caption Tommy Trenchard for NPRPhotojournalist ... [Published NPR - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News : Kailahun Paramount Chiefs Boost Radio Moa & SLBC

Council of Paramount Chiefs in Kailahun yesterday donated the sum of one million eight hundred thousand Leones (Le1,800,000) to the managements of Radio Moa and Sierra Leone Broadcasting Cooperation (SLBC) stations in Kailahun.Speaking via telephone line ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola kills 65 in Pendembu, 50 admitted to Kailahun hospital

Via Awareness Times: Ebola Kills 65 in Pendembu, 50 Admitted. Excerpt:Community Health Officer (CHO) for Pendembu Town, Nyuma J. Sengu has told the Awareness Times that at least sixty five people have died in June and July this year in the Upper Bambara ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 06 2014]

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...There's no place to take loved ones. When you have a family member who is sick, we have to say, "Here is how you can help while maintaining the dignity of self and family."
"Her grandmother and her mother and sisters were crazy with happiness, dancing, singing," he says. "It was a very happy moment to see that emotion. It's very rewarding."

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