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Fremont Tribune
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
Fremont Tribune / Posted 46 minutes ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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Missoulian
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
Missoulian / Posted 47 minutes ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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The World
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
The World / Posted 51 minutes ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
The Times and Democrat / Posted 54 minutes ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 56 minutes ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 57 minutes ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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The Sentinel
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
The Sentinel / Posted 57 minutes ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
Santa Maria Times / Posted an hour ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted an hour ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
Sioux City Journal / Posted an hour ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing. "Mother, father,... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
Rapid City Journal / Posted an hour ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family
Lake Placid News / Posted an hour ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing as rescue teams fought... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted an hour ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted an hour ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family
WBOC Salisbury / Posted an hour ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing. "Mother, father,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted an hour ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing as rescue teams fought... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leoneheavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outsid
The Chippewa Herald / Posted an hour ago
heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent cries as she speaks to Journalist outside Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after heavy rains and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted an hour ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing as rescue teams fought... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family
Hawaii News Now / Posted an hour ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing as rescue teams fought... Read more
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Reuters
Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide deadFREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wedn
Reuters / Posted 2 hours ago
FREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory. Hundreds... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide deadFREETOWN, Aug 16: Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
FREETOWN, Aug 16: Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory. Hundreds of Freetown... Read more
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The Star
Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide deadFREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wedn
The Star / Posted 2 hours ago
FREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory. Hundreds... Read more
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CTV News
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesFREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Sierra Leone's government urged family members to com
CTV News / Posted 4 hours ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Sierra Leone's government urged family members to come to the capital's overwhelmed mortuary Wednesday to identify their loved ones' remains as the West African nation prepared to bury hundreds of mudslide and flood... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Expresses Solidarity With Sierra Leone After Mudslide Kills Hundredsthat 600 people were still missing and authorities have said more than 300 peop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
that 600 people were still missing and authorities have said more than 300 people were killed in and around the capital, Freetown on Monday following heavy rains. The Connaught Hospital mortuary in central Freetown was overwhelmed on Tuesday... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
At Least 300 Dead, 600 Missing After Mudslide Near Sierra Leone Capitalsaid Wednesday. Search and rescue team members and soldiers operate near a mud
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 6 hours ago
said Wednesday. Search and rescue team members and soldiers operate near a mudslide site and damaged building near Freetown on August 15, 2017, after landslides struck the capital of the west African state of Sierra Leone. (Credit: SAIDU... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government urged family members to
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 hours ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government urged family members to come to the capital's overwhelmed mortuary Wednesday to identify their loved one's remains as the country prepared to bury hundreds of mudslide and flood... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's government urged family members to
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's government urged family members to come to the capital's overwhelmed mortuary Wednesday to identify their loved one's remains as the country prepared to bury hundreds of mudslide and flood... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
300+ bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslideearly hours of Monday morning, causing torrents of mud to wash down Mount Sugar
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 hours ago
early hours of Monday morning, causing torrents of mud to wash down Mount Sugar Loaf about five miles outside the capital Freetown, according to government officials and aid agencies. Houses that hugged the slopes, many of them little more than... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
Rapid City Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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ABC News
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidescrews continued the grim work of extracting bodies from debris after fierce sto
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
crews continued the grim work of extracting bodies from debris after fierce storms left impoverished, low-lying areas of Freetown buried in mud from the city's hilltops. More than 300 people are confirmed dead — a third of them children — and... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Offering Assistance to Those Affected By Sierra Leone Mudslidesworking with Sierra Leone to help coordinate rescue efforts for victims of muds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
working with Sierra Leone to help coordinate rescue efforts for victims of mudslides and torrential flooding in and around Freetown. Britain is working with Sierra Leone to coordinate rescue efforts for victims of "devastating" mudslides and... Read more
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dna
Risk of disease as hundreds queue to identify Sierra Leone mudslide victimsHundreds of Freetown residents queued on Wednesday to identify relatives killed
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
Hundreds of Freetown residents queued on Wednesday to identify relatives killed in a mudslide on the edge of the Sierra Leone capital, as aid workers warned of an impending health crisis caused by nearly 400 corpses. Dozens of houses were buried... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
300+ bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslideearly hours of Monday morning, causing torrents of mud to wash down Mount Sugar
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 hours ago
early hours of Monday morning, causing torrents of mud to wash down Mount Sugar Loaf about five miles outside the capital Freetown, according to government officials and aid agencies. Houses that hugged the slopes, many of them little more than... Read more
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Aljazeera
Sierra Leone mudslide: What, where and when?August 14, a mudslide killed more than 400 people in the mountain town of Regen
Aljazeera / Posted 7 hours ago
August 14, a mudslide killed more than 400 people in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, sweeping away homes and leaving residents desperate for news of missing family members. Here is what we know about... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesFREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone’s government is urging family members to
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 hours ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone’s government is urging family members to identify their loved ones’ remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people. In a statement Wednesday, President Ernest Bai... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government is urging family member
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 hours ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people. In a statement Wednesday, President Ernest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU Local Statement On Landslide and Flooding in Freetown On 14 August 2017of the victims and the people of Sierra Leone for the loss of lives and destruc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
of the victims and the people of Sierra Leone for the loss of lives and destruction caused by the land slide and floods in Freetown on 14 August. The European Union has a long-standing commitment to Sierra Leone. We stand by its people at this... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government is urging family member
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 hours ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people. In a statement Wednesday, President Ernest... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
Fremont Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government is urging family member
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 hours ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people. In a statement Wednesday, President Ernest... Read more
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Missoulian
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
Missoulian / Posted 8 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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The World
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
The World / Posted 8 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
The Times and Democrat / Posted 8 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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SKY News
'Several thousand still missing' in Sierra Leonethat there are churches where dozens of members of the same congregation have d
SKY News / Posted 8 hours ago
that there are churches where dozens of members of the same congregation have died. Sky's Rebecca Williams, in the capital Freetown, says she has been told that more than 500 bodies have now been brought to the city's morgue. Storms swept through... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government is urging family member
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 hours ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people. In a statement Wednesday, President Ernest... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslidesafter searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Re
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 8 hours ago
after searching for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300,... Read more
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