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>> There's little time for mourning, as Sierra Leone rushes to bury its dead. Hundreds of residents queued in Freetown on Wednesday to identify victims of a deadly mudslide, amid fears that the decomposing bodies could lead to a public health emergency.>>
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> Nearly 400 people have been confirmed dead after a mudslide and flooding swept away homes in Regent, a town on the edge of the capital, on Monday.
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Families were summoned to the morgue after the government said all unidentified bodies would be buried by Friday. Transported to a cemetery where victims of the Ebola outbreak that ravaged this country a few years ago are buried. Emergency response teams have raced to dig out survivors and bodies, but many are still feared trapped under mud and rubble.
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Aid workers have said that there is a high risk of disease outbreaks such as cholera. Cars and people coming to a standstill in Freetown on Thursday, a minute of silence to remember the dead. But for relatives and health workers, there's no time to stand still.