At least 110 children were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone earlier this week. The number could grow as search and rescue operation are ongoing and over 600 people remain missing, after heavy rainfall caused a natural disaster in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown on Monday.
The UNICEF representative in the country Hamid bashir Ibrahim said “the magnitude of the damage was unprecedented and many children were left homeless terrified and vulnerable. In a report Unicef explained that it had supplied water and sanitary resources to the affected families and had distributed supplies such as medicine, plastic tarps and gloves. The UN’s humanitarian teams were making water storage tanks available to distributed to displaced people in order to avoid cholera and typhoid fever outbreaks as many as wells were contaminated after the