Mission and authorities reached a common understanding of the challenges and risks associated with macroeconomic performance for the rest of 2017 and have made some progress in discussions on how to address those. Discussions aimed at completing the review will continue in the coming weeks, including during the upcoming Annual Meetings of the IMF and […]
Sierra Leone: Survivors face trauma and lack of shelter in wake of recovery from mudslides
The Special Representative of the Secretary General carried out a solidarity visit to Freetown, Sierra Leone from august 23 to 25, following the mudslide that claimed 494 lives and the disappearance of hundreds of people.
The WFP welcomed this week’s announcement of a US$615,000 contribution from the Government of South Africa forvital emergency assistance to more than 10,000 people affected by mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone.