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Humanitarian crisis looms as Sierra Leone deaths reach 400

Aug 19, 2017 - 12:02 AM

For the first time on Friday the Red Cross confirms an official death toll of more than 400 According to Save The Children 122 of the dead are children and it says the disaster also orphaned 123 children

SIERRA LEONE CRISIS. Chinese doctors provide medical attention to flood victims on August 18, 2017 in Freetown, following heavy rains which resulted in more than 400 deaths. Photo by Seyllou / AFP