Appeals & Response Plans
- Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2018
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Tanzania: Earthquake - Sept 2016
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- Uganda: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Uganda: Measles Outbreak - Aug 2013
- Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - May 2013
- Uganda: Floods - May 2013
- Uganda: Marburg Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Uganda: Ebola Outbreak - Jul 2012
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- Uganda: UNHCR Operational Update, December, 2018
- Nearly 20,000 children in West Nile to access improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services
- UNHCR Uganda: Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Thematic Report (November 2018)
- Understanding cost-benefit analysis for adaptation options in Uganda
- Uganda: Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Country (as of December 2018)
The insurgency in Northern Uganda may finally come to an end. Joseph Kony's thirteen-year-old Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group may finally put guns down to use their energies and wisdom for developmental activities other than burning it in devastating wars. Oh, what a good thing for the thousands of children in the war zone to hear. And what a relief to all the innocent people who have for over a decade lost hope for a peaceful living: without the sight of guns, of no hunger, no abduction, no rape, and no land mines.
In Africa, millions of lives are being threatened by wars that have driven people from their homes and ruined their livelihoods. However, peace could be attained by an immediate increase in international humanitarian assistance and a long-term political commitment to uphold peace agreements.
(Kampala, October 12, 1999) - Government harassment and discriminatory legislation are suppressing independent political activity in Uganda, Human Rights Watch charged in a report released today. President Yoweri Museveni and his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) are likely to entrench this restrictive system even further in a referendum scheduled for June 2000.
GREAT LAKES EARLY WARNING NETWORK
SUBJECT: AFTER LUSAKA: CIVIL SOCIETY PERSPECTIVES ON CONSOLIDATING PEACE
REGION: DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
PERIOD: SEPTEMBER 1999
AUTHOR: THE AFRICA PEACE FORUM
Uganda and Rwanda Urged to Spare Congolese Civilians
Geneva, July 30, 1999
Estimated Population: 524'700 persons
(New York, July 1, 1999) - Human Rights Watch today accused the rebel Congolese Rally for Democracy (RCD) and the government of President Laurent Kabila of stepping up their harassment of Congolese human rights defenders. The organization also drew attention to the risks that fleeing Congolese human rights workers encounter in neighboring countries, such as the Congolese activist seeking asylum in Uganda, who recently "disappeared."
Notre équipe a dû évacuer la ville de Bundibugyo, à cause de la reprise de combats dans le district. Mi-mars, MSF avait décidé de renforcer son équipe sur place afin de porter assistance aux personnes déplacées par les combats. Fin mai, les déplacées étaient plus de 70 000, regroupés dans 30 camps sur Bundibugyo.
KAMPALA, UGANDA - Wadri Kassiano, a Principal Rehabilitation Officer, represented the Ugandan government in a recent ceremony commending the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) for their timely assistance of 20 destitutes who were recently taken from Gulu to Kampala by Major Kakooza Mutale, the Presidential Advisor on Political Affairs. Major Mutale feared the destitutes might be killed by a rebel collaborator who recently killed their relatives.
ICG Democratic Republic of Congo Report Nº 3
(New York, April 19, 1999) A new report on child soldiers in Africa has found that more than 120,000 children under 18 years of age are being used as soldiers across the continent. Some of these children are no more than 7 years of age.
A country analysis of child recruitment and participation in armed conflict
Amnesty International - News Release
- AFR 59/05/99 17 March 1999