Emergency Response to the 2012 Cholera Outbreak in Sierra Leone - 2012 Final Evaluation

Emergency Response to the 2012 Cholera Outbreak in Sierra Leone - 2012 Final Evaluation

15 April 2014
Overall, Concern Worldwide’s response made a tangible impact. It contributed to keeping case fatality rates (CFR) down in both operational areas. In Freetown the CFR peaked at 4.4 in Wk 27 (first week of July) and dropped to the 1.0 alert level and then consistently below that level from Wk 33 (third week of August) onwards which corresponded to the start of Concern Worldwide’s period of full intervention.
Overall, Concern Worldwide’s response made a tangible impact. It contributed to keeping case fatality rates (CFR) down in both operational areas. In Freetown the CFR peaked at 4.4 in Wk 27 (first week of July) and dropped to the 1.0 alert level and then consistently below that level from Wk 33 (third week of August) onwards which corresponded to the start of Concern Worldwide’s period of full intervention.

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Emergency Response to the 2012 Cholera Outbreak in Sierra Leone - 2012 Final Evaluation

Overall, Concern Worldwide’s response made a tangible impact. It contributed to keeping case fatality rates (CFR) down in both operational areas. In Freetown the CFR peaked at 4.4 in Wk 27 (first week of July) and dropped to the 1.0 alert level and then consistently below that level from Wk 33 (third week of August) onwards which corresponded to the start of Concern Worldwide’s period of full intervention.
  • Emergency Response to the 2012 Cholera Outbreak in Sierra Leone - 2012 Final Evaluation