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Sierra Leone Annual Conference

Mudslide Camp Closure

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

Now that the emergency relief camps have been closed, Sierra Leone mudslide survivors are waiting for promised aid to rebuild their lives and looking to United Methodists for help. more

Nov 16, 2017 12:02 PM Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

Sierra Leone Environmental

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

One month into the disaster response for people affected by twin disasters of flooding and a mudslide, the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone views environmental care and education as the long-term plan for churches. more

Sep 25, 2017 6:20 PM Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

Sierra Leone Relief

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

The Sierra Leone Annual Conference has pledged long-term aid to two communities stricken with many deaths and devastation from Aug. 15 floods and mudslide in the west African nation. more

Sep 11, 2017 2:57 PM Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

SL Mudslide Children

Photo by Julu Swen, UMNS

As thousands of people are homeless from an Aug. 14 mudslide in Sierra Leone, United Methodists have increase efforts to provide relief for those affected by the disaster that killed more than 1,000 people. more

Sep 1, 2017 9:32 AM Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

Sierra Leone Medical Response

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

With the help of the United Methodist Committee on Relief, United Methodists in Sierra Leone have stepped up to provide emergency medical services and grief counseling after a mudslide killed some 500 people. more

Aug 28, 2017 4:25 PM Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change