EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Sierra Leone has at present few drivers but several barriers to accelerating Self Supply. At the same time, the many small communities and plentiful availability of water are ideal conditions for it, and ones in which it is extremely difficult to provide cost effective and sustainable supplies using existing community supply strategies. It can therefore provide an essential element of coverage for marginal communities and help invigorate the rural economy, but it will take time to reach its full potential. There are considerable opportunities and challenges to the potential acceleration of self-supply in Pujehun and Kenema districts.… Read More

This Annual Report provides an overview of some of the stunning works and activities of WASH-Net Sierra Leone from April 2013 to March 2014. The Report covers the work of the Network and also illustrates work from our member institutions and Secretariat.… Read More

This document assesses the impact of the Ebola outbreak on the WASH sector. During the crisis people used alternative water sources and sanitation facilities, particularly if in quarantine. Ebola facilities have added to the demand on an already weak WASH systems. The WASH response has focused on new structures rather than maintenance of existing ones. A focus on facilities has drawn resources away from communities. Remote rural areas and urban slums are the most vulnerable and most affected by a weakened WASH sector.… Read More

This map shows the Ebola Virus Disease WASH response accross Sierra Leone, mapping the health facilties, cumulative cases and lists the WASH agencies active in each district. Data correct as of 28 February 2015.… Read More