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EBOLA CRISIS!

Prayers and help are desperately needed
Sierra Leone is in a dire situation

The cases of ebola are increasing within Sierra Leone. The deadly disease is all around the Savior of the World home. Healthcare in Sierra Leone was never up-to-date or adequate. After the war, it was even worse. Now with ebola, it is overwhelmed. There simply isn't enough hospital beds, healthcare workers, or equipment to properly handle the epidemic.

*Louisa writes:
Sept 9
I just want to appreciate God for not letting me travelled out of this country, Now the situation is getting really tough you know the Ebola virus has hit Freetown seriously in the past 7 days. If I would have traveled I would not have known peace, I will be thinking how they are doing and what is their state especially joyful Joseph you know, he is a very lovely boy, I love them all but I concern for him more because he is the youngest. But so far we are all safe and I thank God . To worsen the situation they are going to band all bike riders, all commercial motor riders from plying the country until further notice because they have noticed that these set of people are one of the vulnerable groups and over 36 drivers and 40 motor bikers have died of the disease. Please we need your prayers. Please at the fund raising please tell them we desperately need vihecle. Because we are strongly praying for this virus thing to end if not, I can't predict the outcome by touching each other is a total risk. I cannot move, we are in constant fear.please pray for us

Sept 25
Now the virus is becoming stubborn em after the three days it has spread very strongly in Bombali District, Portloko District, Kambia District and Moyamba District In fact these four district has been quarantine today This shows that while old spots are coming down new sports are going up with high number it is now becoming very stubborn

Oct 12
The Ebola burial teams in Freetown and its surroundings are on an indefinite strike over non-payment of their $ 100 weekly pay which they say they are owed for two weeks. There were no burials today and their are piles of bodies in Waterloo and its environs.

 

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Oct. 13
Everyone is afraid of what to do and what not to do. Fear creap in our soul. We've suspended all movement with the community no one comes in and we don't visit the either, no water fetching. The chicken have not yet start laying eggs but we find it difficult to get their feed no transportation unless we have to hire a whole vihecle. We help a woman who gave birth at the home she is here with us. The Government officials meet us today to admits orphans and once victim of Ebola. What I mean is this their parents died of the virus and they were also once victims but saved. They have children from 2months up wards. This is heavy I don't know what to say looking at my children and looking at the suffering of these affected children my heart goes like lead. I did not give them an answer because I want God to intervene for us. Mom I am dom. The rest of today my heart goes bitter when I heard this because I can't trade my children lives at the same time I feel for this children. My question is these children will they not catch the virus again? Are they totally free? What should I do? I am afraid at the same time confused

Oct. 15
The officials have not call on me yet. I supposed to have a meeting with them but non of them shows up so I guess they have forgotten about us. Thank God for that.

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