Sierra Leone Members Grateful for Humanitarian Help During Ebola Crisis

The Church through its humanitarian arm, LDS Charities, sent food and other emergency supplies to more than 1,500 Latter-day Saint families and others in Sierra Leone during the recent state of emergency — the Ebola-virus outbreak, which has claimed the lives of 500 citizens, including two members of the Church.

LDS Charities provided rice, cooking oil, hygiene supplies and chlorine to families in Freetown, Kissy, Lungi, Kossoh Town, Makeni, Bo and Kenema. The supplies arrived during a government-mandated, Sept. 19-21 lock down, during which families were required to stay at home and asked to reflect and pray.

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