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FCC, donors discuss #FreetownTheTreeTown Project

17 June, 2024 As the cutting of trees directly impacts water reserve catchment areas and increases flooding, and mudslides, FCC in 2020 launched the urban greening and tree planting project as key strategy to transform Freetown into a resilient, productive, and livable city. The tree-planting initiative is supported with funds from partners including Bloomberg Philanthropies, […]

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Freetown City Council and partners train 200 women as Water Kiosk Operators

13th June 2024 FCC, with funds from the United Nations Capital Development Fund and other partners has supported the training of 200 young women in financial management and entrepreneurship as part of the Women for Water and Peace Project. The 200 women, chosen from Rokupar, Dwazark, Mayenkineh, Crabtown, and Aberdeen communities, will work as Water

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C40 Co-Chair launches Bloomberg Youth Climate Action Fund

28th May 2024 In the ongoing global efforts to address climate change, the youth have emerged as powerful advocates and change-makers as their passion, energy, and determination have catalyzed movements, pushed policymakers, and sparked a global awakening to the urgency of environmental action.Recognizing this, last week, the C40 Co-Chair who doubles as Mayor of Freetown

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Mayor attends Cable Car World Congress in Essen, Germany

5th June 2024 On World Environment Day, Freetown City Council had the opportunity to promote the Freetown Cable Car project at the Cable Car World Congress in Essen, Germany. Under the patronage of the German Federal Minister for Digital and Transport Dr. Volker Wissing, the Cable Car World Congress brought together national and municipal government

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Freetown City Council engages over 1000 youths in citywide flood mitigation activities

11th June 2024 Between March to April this year, Freetown City Council identified 72 flooding flashpoints across the city. To improve community resilience and reduce the risks of flooding in these sites, FCC is collaborating with residents in those communities to remove silt and garbage build-ups that affect drainage. As of today, FCC has completed

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Speaks at World Bank Group Convened Climate Disaster Risk Finance Summit

12th June 2024 The World Bank Group, in partnership with the Global Shield against Climate Risks, University of Oxford, and the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) convened a flagship event for the climate and disaster risk finance and insurance community from June 11- 14, 2024. The summit seeks to give visibility to innovative solutions and offer

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Freetown City Council and CRS Support Household Waste Collection In Kolleh Town and Cocklebay Communities

Waste found on our streets, gutters and waterways is the result of illegal dumping by Freetown residents and businesses. For those residents living in hard-to-reach and informal settlements, the lack of access for waste service providers is often combined with a lack of willingness to pay for waste disposal, resulting in significant localized illegal dumping

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts Minister of Water Resources and World Bank Team at the FCC Kingtom Wastewater Treatment Plant

It was a pleasure to this morning receive the Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation Hon Dr Hannah Max-Kyne, the World Bank Country Manager Abdu Muwonge, the World Bank Water Global Practice Manager Anna Cestari, and other members of the Global Water Security and Sanitation Partnership Council at the FCC Kingtom Wastewater Treatment Plant. Alongside

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Monitoring & Evaluation

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer | Tennehma Rogers The Monitoring and Evaluation Department (M&E) provides the city council with statistics on socio-economic and demographic data (to help strengthen good governance) that will enable the council to carry out it medium term plans as indicated in its development plan document. The department carries out all site

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