Joint Communique Against Forced Evictions Aff ...

30 Oct 2015

Read the Joint Communique Against Forced Evictions Affecting the Urban Poor.  Last week the West Africa...

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Sierra Leone

Addressing Evictions Before Push Comes to Sho ...

18 Sep 2015

A Commentary On A Recent Spate Of Evictions To Affect Federation Groups In West And...

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Sierra Leone

Ebola Response from the Sierra Leone Alliance

14 Nov 2014

By Samuel Sesay, CODOHSAPA The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the most severe outbreak of the disease in history and has now resulted in over 4,960 deaths and...

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Developing a citywide slum register: Freetown Settlement Profiling Learning ...

25 Aug 2014

By Anni Beukes, SDI Secretariat  A citywide register of informal settlements is a comprehensive list of all informal settlements in a city detailing population, area and access to basic services. While...

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Regional Learning from the West Africa Hub Meeting in Sierra Leone

13 Mar 2014

By Mara Forbes, SDI Secretariat  Thousands of people living in informal settlements lack security of tenure placing them at high risk for forced evictions. In the past few months many...

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Announcing the SDI 2011/12 Annual Report

17 Oct 2012

SDI is happy to annouce our 2011/12 Annual Report, a reflection of where SDI has grown to over the past 25 years. This includes a discussion of SDI's practices for...

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In Focus: Exclusion & Informality

06 Apr 2012

Living above the sea, Manila, Philippines  By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat  We talk a lot about exclusion and inclusion. The urban poor are excluded from the city. Therefore, we...

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Sierra Leonean federation launches

15 Mar 2011

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI secretariatAfter three years of mobilizing savings groups, fighting evictions, and building links with government, the Sierra Leone Federation of the Urban and Rural Poor (FEDURP-SL) officially...

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"Strong and full of energy": an update from the Filipino exchange to Sierra ...

06 Oct 2010

Pictured above: Sonia Fadrigo (center) talks with members of the Sierra Leone Federation of the Urban and Rural Poor in Kroo Bay, Freetown.Editor's note: From 22 to 26 September, the...

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