"We are working to treat patients, expand the number of beds and stock up on food and water to cope with this crisis."
For a full year after her accident, Aisha had to be fed by her mother from a bottle.
The Lye Programme now under way at our centre has the twofold aim of treating the chemical’s victims and raising public awareness of the problem.
An award for supporting the country at the most difficult times.
On 5 November, a fuel tanker exploded in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.
Behind this logo are the over 11 million people we have treated, and all those we will treat.
This medal was presented to us by the President of Sierra Leone...
We are honoured to announce that EMERGENCY has won the EESC Civil Solidarity Prize today, for its “outstanding contribution to fighting COVID-19 and its disastrous consequences.”
Through all this work, EMERGENCY affirms its commitment to working with the Sierra Leonean government to strengthen the results they have already achieved and improve the country’s health system.
Taking things ‘small small’ sometimes makes you happier than you think. I’m certain, because I’ve felt it myself. I’ve spent so many days in Sierra Leone seeing people who are much happier than me, than us in Europe. They have barely anything, yet they’ve given me so much.