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
The Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya has commended the Italian government and its people for working to eradicate poverty among Ugandans and engaging in efforts to restore peace in northern Uganda.
Prof. Bukenya was today speaking at the handover ceremony of a three year development food security and income project funded by AVSI an Italian NGO, to Busiro North Development Foundation. The function took place at the Vice Presidents' Kakiri home in Wakiso district.
SUMMARY AND IMPLICATIONS
Update of Seasonal Outlooks at Four-Months Lead:
November 2005 - January 2006 Forecast: Southern Africa;
There is a slight tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall locally over northern Mozambique. There is a slight tilt in the odds favoring above average rainfall over northwestern Angola.
- The Government of Japan has decided
to extend food aid totaling 1.5 billion yen (approximately 14 million dollars),
through the World Food Programme (WFP), for returning displaced persons
in the southern part of Sudan and the eastern and southern African countries.
Notes to this effect were exchanged on July 26 (Tue) in Rome between Ms.
Nobuko Matsubara, Japanese Ambassador to Italy, and Ms. Susana Malcorra,
Deputy Executive Director of the WFP.
Update of Seasonal Outlooks at One-Month Lead:
Aug-Oct 2005 Forecasts
Gulf of Guinea Region:
Climatology is expected across the domain, except locally over northwestern Cote d’Ivoire.
Northern Horn of Africa:
SUMMARY AND IMPLICATIONS
Poorly distributed rainfall in the first season of 2005 in northern Uganda has diminished hopes for improved agricultural production this season. The area's 1.4 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) will continue tdepend on food aid. Meanwhile, the World Food Programme (WFP) pipeline faces a deficit of 71,400 MT through December 2005 and urgently needs tbe replenished.
Update of Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) Position:
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I am pleased to announce that Australia will contribute $9 million to the World Food Programme's efforts to help ease a severe food crisis in several countries in Africa.
In the Southern African region $4.5 million will provide food assistance to 8 million people facing severe food shortages in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
- Kenya’s early crop from South Western region delayed due to late planting.
- Wholesale maize prices to remain high in the third quarter in the capital cities of East Africa.
- VAT removed on maize flour in Kenya , VAT goes up in Uganda.
PRODUCTION AND HARVESTING