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Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Sierra Leone".

5 examples of how UNICEF is helping children survive around the world

Posted by: Marie-Hélène Bachand March 5, 2018

Although the world has made dramatic progress in reducing global rates of under-five child mortality, newborn deaths have declined at a slower pace. Find out what UNICEF is doing to help children survive. Read more »

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For every child, health: HIV Support for children in Sierra Leone

Posted by: UNICEF December 1, 2017

In Sierra Leone, all children living with HIV can be enrolled in antiretroviral treatment free of charge. At the HAPPY Kids and Adolescents centre, kids get the support to lead happy and healthy lives. Read more »

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In Sierra Leone, mudslides rip a community apart

Posted by: UNICEF August 17, 2017

UNICEF is on the ground urgently responding to the needs of displaced families affected by the flooding and landslides in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown which have killed several hundred people including at least 109 children. Read more »

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Child Soldier: From War to Recovery

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 12, 2019

Every child deserves the opportunity to play, laugh and learn; to explore and grow in a world that nurtures them. Tragically, UNICEF estimates that tens of thousands of boys and girls under the age of 18 are used in conflicts worldwide. We recognize February 12 as International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers - to ensure a better, safer future for every child. Read more »

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Free from Ebola: Survivor stories from West Africa

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 14, 2016

With the announcement that Liberia is now Ebola free, we look to the survivors - especially the nearly 23,000 children who lost one or both parents or their primary caregivers to Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Here are some of their stories. Read more »

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