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#MaskupFreetown is a campaign that aims to donate 120,000 masks to market women and other vulnerable communities in Freetown as part of the Behavioral Change Support pillar of the FCC Covid19 support. This is made possible with support from the #EUStandsWithSalone initiative supporting the efforts of Freetonians to prevent and manage the current COVID-19 outbreak
Yesterday 14th May, FCC, with support from the Zonta Club of Freetown, donated a 5000-litre water tank to the Salad Gron Market as part of the Council’s behavioral change support in its Preparedness and Response Plan. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr officially handed over the Tank to the market leadership in the presence of the representatives of
Over the last two weeks, FCC has made considerable progress on its work to enhance social distancing in markets, as part of the FCC Preparedness and Response Plan for #COVID19. FCC kicked off the process with consultations on effective social distancing measures. The consultations were led by the Municipal Trade Department with support from Councillors
Today, the Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, officially handed over two out of ten construction sites for drainage works to their respective contractors. The construction sites – Leceister Road and Kolleh Town – are being constructed as part of the Freetown Emergency Recovery Project (FERP) Component 2.2; a World Bank-funded project which is being implemented
The #MaskupFreetown Campaign Continues with a Donation of 2000 Masks to Traders at Sweissy and Peters Brook (Belgium) Markets
Today, Freetown City Council and Madam Wokie donated 2000 masks to traders at the Sweissy & Peters Brook (popularly known as Belgium) Markets, with support from #EUStandsWithSalone. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr spoke with the Chairmen and members of the markets. She emphasized on the importance of wearing mask as a preventive measure for COVID19, especially given
Yesterday, 8th May 2020, FCC donated food items to two quarantine homes. With support from CARE, a total of 32 people currently in quarantine at Kissy Dockyard and Kissy Byepass Road benefitted from donations of 16 bags of rice, 9 bags of onions, 92 bundles of water, 35 gallons of palm oil, charcoal and other
FCC Councillors and Senior Management Get Training on Appeals Process for Property Tax and Business License.
Over the last two days, Councillors and senior management of the Freetown City Council (FCC) had day-long trainings on the appeals process of the Council’s Property Tax and Business Licence Reform. The training exercises – which took place on Thursday for senior management and Friday for Councillors, provided the opportunity for Councillors and management to
FCC, with funding from DfID, has been working on rolling out 7 transfer stations across the city. The transfer stations will temporarily hold household waste collected by waste service providers (not for individual household use) until they are transferred to dumpsites at the end of each day. One of such transfer stations, located at Upper
FCC, Through the Support of UNOPS & Irish Aid Provides 5 Communities with Hand Washing Support to Help Stop the Spread of Covid-19.
Freetown City Council (FCC), through the support of UNOPS and Irish Aid, has provided 10 hand-washing Stations, with hand sanitizers and soaps to 5 communities in Freetown as part of the behavioral change efforts to ending COVID-19 in Freetown. The 5 communities – Sir Samuel Lewis Road Aberdeen, Cola Tree Community, Aberdeen Ferry Road, Syke