Sierra Leone

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Reuters Video: Sierra Leone's 'Peace Diamond' shown in NY ahead of auction.

The 14th largest diamond in the world, at 709 carats, will go up for auction in New York on December 4. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors 'have nowhere to go'.

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors evicted from government emergency camps in Freetown without prospect of resettlement.

- - UK

EU boosts budget for education in emergencies.

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Sierra Leone unearths 476-carat gem in new diamond find.

Sierra Leone said Saturday miners had unearthed a huge 476-carat diamond, eight months after an even more valuable find in the country's diamond-rich east. The post Sierra Leone unearths 476-carat gem in new diamond find appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide fear for future as camps close.

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: Sierra Leone About 1,900 households with more than 7,000 people have been registered. With the camps due to close on Nov. 15, they are being given cash of $200 or more and food and non-food items.By Nicky Milne | Thomson Reuters Foundation About 1,900 households with over ...

- ReliefWeb - INT