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 and DRC bordering districts agree to intensify cross-border surveillance to tackle Ebola
- Uganda stands out in refugees hospitality
- New education programme launched for 100,000 refugee and Ugandan children
- Nearly 1 million children in West Nile to benefit from better quality health services
- GIEWS Country Brief: Uganda 07-November-2018
By Abraham McLaughlin and Blake Lambert
The LRA crossed into Congo, opening a new front in the conflict.
By Blake Lambert | Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor
KAMPALA, UGANDA -- The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a cultish Ugandan rebel group known for abducting and enslaving teenagers, appears determined to expand its operations into a third country, the Democratic Republic of Congo.
More than 350 rebels crossed into the country's northeast last month from Sudan for the first time in the 19-year conflict.