Waterloo (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Waterloo (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 8.34
Longitude: -13.07
population: 21,222
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News : Waterloo Records Several Incidents of Ebola

As the 3 days house to house stay at home Ebola sensitization ends on Sunday 21 st   September, at the Waterloo Health Center, Dr. James J. Jajua who is the Doctor in Charge informed this medium that there were 21 suspected cases out of which 12 were ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: Street Child Sierra Leone feeds 1000

One of the country’s lead child protection and humanitarian non-governmental organizations, Street Child of Sierra Leone (SCoSL) in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs on Friday, 19th September 2014 commenced ... [Published Awoko - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone intensifies fight against Ebola virus

FREETOWN A three-day lockdo-wn in Sierra Leone aimed at stemming the worst Ebola epidemic on record has identified dozens of new infections, but has not reached everyone in the country and is likely to be extended, a senior official said on Sunday as ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone Ebola burial team attacked despite lockdown

Via Sunday's Zaman, a Reuters report: Sierra Leone Ebola burial team attacked despite lockdown. Excerpt:A team burying Ebola victims has been attacked in Sierra Leone's capital, a member of parliament said, as a small group defied a three-day lockdown ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 4 reports

As Sierra Leone's Ebola lockdown draws to a close, questions remain

Freetown: Sierra Leone's 72-hour nationwide shutdown has entered its final day, as criticism grew that the extreme action aimed at containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus was no more than a publicity stunt.Most of the west African country's 6 ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 7 reports

Sierra Leone Burial Team Attacked During Lockdown

While trying to bury the bodies of the five Ebola victims in Sierra Leone, health workers found themselves under attack east of the capital. According to Sgt. Edward Momoh Brima Lahai, the confrontation on Saturday began when a group of youths attacked ... [Published The Utah People's Post - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola: Sierra Leone begins three-day lockdown

A three-day curfew is under way in Sierra Leone to let health workers find and isolate cases of Ebola, in order to halt the spread of the disease.Many people have been reluctant to seek medical treatment for Ebola, fearing that diagnosis might mean death ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: CIDO starts food distribution

Community Integrated and Development Organization, yesterday started food distribution to 22 slum communities in the Western Area and others in the country. This information was disclosed in an interview with the Chief Executive Officer, Paul Winner, ... [Published Awoko - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola: Letter from Sierra Leone

An email from an NGO staffer in Sierra Leone who prefers to be anonymous:It is an incredibly fast moving and changing situation, both with increases in cases, quarantined households and hotspots, and with the variety of responses being mounted by medical ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 12th September, 2014

NEWS BRIEFS ARE REPORTS CULLED FROM OTHER LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND BROUGHT ONLINE FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR READERS. THIS MEDIUM DOES NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THE CONTENT‘Commercial vehicles and bikes to stay at home for 14 days’- drivers union PresidentThe ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: Parliamentarian donate to quarantined homes

Member of Parliament for Constituency 95, Honourable Kemokoh Conteh has yesterday donated food items to 25 households that are presently being quarantined at Waterloo in the Monkey Bush community.Hon. Conteh said that this is the first time since the ... [Published Awoko - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: Delayed referral is our major problem

Surveillance OfficerThe Disease Surveillance Officer of Western Rural District  East, James Jajua recently lamented to Awoko, that the delay in the referral of patients, especially in the Waterloo area, is greatly responsible for the spread of the Ebola ... [Published Awoko - Sep 03 2014]

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"The Red Cross is across all districts (in Sierra Leone) so the local Red Cross in that district goes to the communities and meets family members and political and traditional authorities in order for them to receive survivors in the community" he added
Former president Bill Clinton praised new efforts from the US, Britain, France and other countries to fight the epidemic. "We're still a little behind the curve but we're getting there" Mr Clinton said on Saturday
...for health workers to accurately identify cases through door-to-door screenings as this requires a certain level of expertise," the group said. "And when cases are identified, there will not be enough Ebola management centers to care for them."
"Sometime we go into a community people will tell us they need an autopsy, and at the final stages you will see them blocking road. We don't expect for our own brothers to behave this way" she said

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Sierra Leone News : Waterloo Records Several In... [Published AwarenessTimes - Sep 25 2014]
Sierra Leone News : KAPORTA QUARRIES Starts Ope... [Published AwarenessTimes - Sep 25 2014]
Sierra Leone News: Street Child Sierra Leone fe... [Published Awoko - Sep 23 2014]
Sierra Leone intensifies fight against Ebola virus [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 22 2014]
Sierra Leone Ebola burial team attacked despite... [Published H5N1 - Sep 21 2014]
As Sierra Leone's Ebola lockdown draws to a clo... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 21 2014]
Nationwide lockdown [Published CNN - Sep 21 2014]
Sierra Leone Ebola burial team attacked despite... [Published DNA India - Sep 21 2014]
Sierra Leone Burial Team Attacked During Lockdown [Published The Utah People's Post - Sep 21 2014]
Ebola burial team attacked despite lockdown [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 21 2014]
Sierra Leone burial team attacked despite lockdown [Published Reuters - Sep 20 2014]
Sierra Leone Ebola burial team attacked despite... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 20 2014]
Ebola health workers attacked at burial in Sier... [Published FOXNews.com - Sep 20 2014]
Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone [Published TIME.com - Sep 20 2014]
Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone [Published The China Blog - Sep 20 2014]
Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 20 2014]
Ebola: Sierra Leone begins three-day lockdown [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 19 2014]
This is what a country under lockdown looks lik... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 19 2014]
Sierra Leone News: CIDO starts food distribution [Published Awoko - Sep 18 2014]
Ebola: Letter from Sierra Leone [Published H5N1 - Sep 18 2014]
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Sep 12 2014]
Sierra Leone News: Parliamentarian donate to qu... [Published Awoko - Sep 11 2014]
Sierra Leone News: 10 Ebola hot spots identified [Published Awoko - Sep 10 2014]
Sierra Leone News: GEM engage girls on two days... [Published Awoko - Sep 04 2014]
Sierra Leone News: Delayed referral is our majo... [Published Awoko - Sep 03 2014]
Sierra Leone News: MP provide protective gears ... [Published Awoko - Aug 30 2014]
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Aug 21 2014]
Ebola in Sierra Leone: Remembering Dr. Sheik Um... [Published H5N1 - Jul 30 2014]
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Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone [Published TIME.com - Sep 20 2014]
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital. Sgt. Edward Momoh Brima Lahai said there was a confrontation Saturday between ...
Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone [Published The China Blog - Sep 20 2014]
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital. Sgt. Edward Momoh Brima Lahai said there was a confrontation Saturday between ...
Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 20 2014]
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital. Sgt. Edward Momoh Brima Lahai said there was a confrontation Saturday between ...
This is what a country under lockdown looks lik... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 19 2014]
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases as the entire West African nation was locked down in their homes in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly ...
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