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.
The last thing we want is to see her again in the hospital; she belongs amongst other children, living the life that every child like her deserves.
"War cannot be humanized. It can only be abolished." – Albert Einstein
To all the dads out there – Happy Father’s Day!