Two forty-foot containers of IDEA-sponsored medical suppplies have reached Sierra Leone. The containers have cleared customs and distribution of the supplies has begun.
Thanks to partners the Krio Descendants Union, the Northern Texas - Nortnern Louisiana Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and MediSend International for making these shipments possible.
Sierra Leone is at the epicenter of the worst outbreak of Ebola since the disease was identified in 1976. The already stressed medical system has been strained to the breaking point. To stop this disease, IDEA program partners are providing medical supplies and quarrantine support - such as delivering food to quarantined villages.