Dan­natt plea for or­phans of mud­slide

Irish Sunday Mirror - - NEWS - BY ALAN SELBY

SIERRA Leone’s or­phans are still suf­fer­ing six months af­ter a cat­a­strophic mud­slide fol­lowed the Ebola cri­sis.

Former Army chief Lord Dan­natt has high­lighted the plight of thou­sands whose par­ents died when the dis­ease struck the West African na­tion.

Over a thou­sand more died in hor­rific mud­slides fol­low­ing tor­ren­tial rain in the cap­i­tal Free­town last year.

Now Lord Dan­natt, whose son Tom founded the Street Child char­ity which works in Sierra Leone, is lead­ing a call for do­na­tions be­fore a Fe­bru­ary 15 dead­line.

The Gov­ern­ment has pledged to match fundrais­ing un­til then.

To do­nate please visit: streetchild.co.uk/do­nate

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