Waterloo (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Waterloo (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 8.34
Longitude: -13.07
population: 21,222
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 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News : Focus 1,000 Engages Religious Leaders on Ebola

Focus 1,000 on Wednesday 15 th   October organized a social mobilization workshop on Ebola at the conference hall of the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone at King Harman Road in Freetown.Chairman of the Board of Focus 1000, Alhaji U.N.S. Jah, revealed ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News : CODEP Trains Religious Leaders and Traditional Healers on Ebola in Waterloo

In helping the Government of Sierra Leone contain and stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the country, a UK based organization called Construction and Development Partnership (CODEP), has on Saturday the 18 th   October 2014 ended a one day training ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Death Rate Rises Sharply to Over 20 Per Day in Sierra Leone; Curfew Imposed After Riots

|7:58 am (Photo: Reuters/Christopher Black/WHO/Handout via Reuters)Kande-Bure Kamara from WHO has a discussion with community leaders in Kamasondo Village at Port Loko District October 8, 2014. More than 4,000 people have died of the viral haemorrhagic ... [Published Christian Post - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Military doctor in Sierra Leone pleads 'we need help'

The Ebola treatment centre near Waterloo is the only such facility currently operating in the whole of western Sierra Leone.There are 120 beds but only the staff to cope with 90 patients. That’s serving a population of 1.3 million people.Just since we ... [Published itv.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Spreads To Other Parts Of Sierra Leone

:10After emerging months ago in eastern Sierra Leone, Ebola is now hitting the western parts of the country where Freetown is located.The government says removing bodies is becoming a problem as dozens of people fall sick each day and many die. A local ... [Published Radio Wave - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

West Africa Could Lose a Whole Generation President Sirleaf Says

President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has asked for more support to help tackle Ebola saying West Africa is at risk of losing an entire generation to the disease."Across West Africa, a generation of young people risk being lost to an economic catastrophe ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola in Sierra Leone: More than 20 deaths per day?

Via The Guardian: Ebola in Sierra Leone increasing to rate of more than 20 deaths per day. Excerpt:The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is increasing to more than 20 deaths daily, according to government estimates. Forty-nine ... [Published H5N1 - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola cases surge in western Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone: After emerging months ago in eastern Sierra Leone, Ebola is now hitting the western edges of the country where the capital is located with dozens of people falling sick each day, the government said Tuesday. So many people are ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

West Sierra Leone sees sharp rise in Ebola cases

THE number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone — on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago — is soaring, with more than 20 deaths daily, the government and local media reported yesterday.New confirmed ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola orphans: The children left behind

Thousands of children in West Africa have been orphaned due to the Ebola virus.ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers reports from Waterloo, a town located near the capital of Freetown:In Sierra Leone three-year-old Joshua Munu and five-year-old Victoria are ... [Published itv.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Medics to set up Ebola treatment units in Liberia

GBARNGA - Over 600 health workers from East Africa are helping their fellow Africans infected with Ebola.They’ll be joining medics who set up Ebola treatment units in the country.Among them is Audrey Rangel, a nurse from the International Medical Cor ... [Published ENCA - Oct 19 2014]

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...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;"
...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"
He tells me, "It’s not enough, definitely I think we need something between 750-1000 beds for western area … we need help, we need help.”"
...liaison chairman, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan (pic), said the party recorded its dismay over the remark at the Negri Sembilan Umno meeting yesterday. "I hope Gerakan president Datuk Mah Siew Keong sees this as a serious... …"

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Ebola Death Rate Rises Sharply to Over 20 Per D... [Published Christian Post - Oct 22 2014]
West Africa Could Lose a Whole Generation Presi... [Published Individual.com - Oct 22 2014]
Ebola Spreads To Other Parts Of Sierra Leone [Published Radio Wave - Oct 22 2014]
Ebola in Sierra Leone: More than 20 deaths per ... [Published H5N1 - Oct 21 2014]
Ebola cases surge in western Sierra Leone [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 21 2014]
Ebola orphans: The children left behind [Published itv.com - Oct 21 2014]
West Sierra Leone sees sharp rise in Ebola cases [Published Shanghai Daily - Oct 21 2014]
UK steps up aid to help Sierra Leone fight Ebola [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
Oxfam: Ebola Could be ‘Disaster of Our Generation’ [Published Albany Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
Global Medic fighting the spread of Ebola in we... [Published Sun News - Oct 19 2014]
Fidel Castro: Would 'Gladly Cooperate' With US ... [Published VOA News - Oct 19 2014]
Medics to set up Ebola treatment units in Liberia [Published ENCA - Oct 19 2014]
Food delivered to Sierra Leone to help fight sp... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 19 2014]
OP GRITROCK – Sierra Leone and Ebola [Published Think Defence - Oct 18 2014]
Obama urges Americans to avoid hysteria over Ebola [Published Gulf News - Oct 18 2014]
Liberia: Ebola: back from outbreak epicentre, U... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 18 2014]
Sierra Leone News : Reverend Randolph Spaine Di... [Published AwarenessTimes - Oct 17 2014]
Sierra Leone News : Sierra Leone Red Cross Soci... [Published AwarenessTimes - Oct 17 2014]
Canadian Ebola Vaccine To Be Sent To World Heal... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Oct 17 2014]
UN starts biggest food distribution to Ebola-hi... [Published Individual.com - Oct 17 2014]
Attacking Ebola: WFP Feeds the Hungry and Sick [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
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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 ...
Ebola in Sierra Leone: More than 20 deaths per ... [Published H5N1 - Oct 21 2014]
Via The Guardian: Ebola in Sierra Leone increasing to rate of more than 20 deaths per day. Excerpt:The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is increasing to more than 20 deaths daily, according to government estimates. Forty-nine ...
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