Uganda: Eastern Uganda Landslides and Floods Situation Report #1


This report was issued by OCHA Uganda. It covers the period from 1 to 3 March 2010. The next report will be issued on or around 7 March.


- Landslides have occurred in the mountainous areas of eastern Uganda, burying three villages in Bududa District and leaving at least 80 people and over 300 missing.

- Search and rescue teams have been forced to employ shovels and hand held hoes; access constraints have prevented the deployment of more effective earth moving equipment.

- Two Government-led inter-agency assessment teams have been dispatched to the affected region targeting Bududa and Butaleja districts.


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