Sierra Leone Disaster

23rd August 2017 BY Meli

What Happened. A mudslide on the 14th of August devastated hundreds of properties in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. Although storms and torrential rains are common at this time of year, the collapse of a hillside in the town of Regent (outskirts of Freetown) escalated this year’s events to a natural disaster. The Facts. Over 10,000 people were initially…