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COVID-19: 51 refugees among community cases

By Cathy Lutwama “There are illegal entrants who keep coming into the country from South Sudan. We have, however, managed to quarantine them to shield the refugees that are already here,” Kagirita...

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Farmers counting losses as dry spell hits hard

FARMING | As other parts of the country battle with floods and rivers bursting their banks, farmers in the districts of Kibaale and Kagadi are counting losses after a prolonged dry spell that hit the...

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Kasese leaders petition Parliament over disasters

By John Thawite FLOODS The Kasese district leadership has called for a comprehensive study on Mt Rwenzori, to establish the factors behind the re-occurring disasters befalling the Kasese sub-region. ...

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Floods devastate Dokolo district

By Hudson Apunyo Gardens, roads, and homes in five sub-counties of Dokolo district have been submerged by the rising water levels of Lake Kwania, making over a thousand families homeless. The people...

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Kasese floods death toll now 11

By John Thawite The district and Uganda Red Cross authorities said the deceased included two students, and Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier, Lothorach Lokwang, attached to the...

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Worry as more people are displaced by floods

The water and environment ministry recently indicated that the Lake Victoria water level is increasing and that it is likely to surpass the highest mark. KAMPALA - The joint security task force has...

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Kasese floods as rivers burst their banks again

FLOODS Thousands of residents are on the run again after Rivers Nyamwamba, Mubuku and Nyamugasani burst their banks again. Seven years ago, the rivers killed several people and destroyed private and...

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Two children killed by mudslides in Kigezi

Environmentalists are calling for proper land usage in the area if such calamities are to be handled. Two children were on Saturday swept by the raging mudslides in Karengyere village in Rubanda...

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One killed in Kisoro landslide

One person has been killed in a landslide in Kisoro District. The deceased has been identified as Yoel Mbabazi, a resident of Busigi village, Busanza Sub-county . According to the Uganda Red Cross...

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Heavy rain leaves 134 homeless

*By Moses Bikala Majority of the displaced are currently taking shelter in churches and schools nearby. A total of 134 families in Bugiri and Bugweri district have been left homeless after their...

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Bulambuli residents worry about food shortage

Nambuli and Nelima are among the hundreds of people who were left homeless after losing all their property to the hailstorm and mudslide that ravaged the villages. George Nambuli, is a resident of...

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Over 1500 Bundibugyo flood victims still homeless

By Wilson Asiimwe Several residents who camped at Bubukwanga refugee transit camp and Semuliki high in Bundibugyo are still waiting for assistance to rebuild their homes after floods destroyed their...

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20km walk for education

By Robert Ariaka “I walk 20kms every day from point H up to point E in the refugee settlement. I wake up at 6:00am and walk to Imvepi SS to reach in time” Sida said. Gladys Sida, 20 years, a South...

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Landslide victims cry for relocation

By Paul Watala The relatives to the landslide victims that were buried in the recent landslides recently appealed to the minister for disaster preparedness to come to their rescue. The over 140...

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Devastating floods cut off Entebbe from Kampala

A Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) casual worker, identified as Juliana Tumusiime perished in the Saturday morning floods that cut off Entebbe Road. FLOODS A Uganda National Roads Authority...

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17 children killed in Kasese landslides

By John Thawite The children perished when mudslides struck their sleeping rooms in Namuhuga South cell, Bulembia Division, Kasese Municipality and Kyondo sub-county, Bukonzo east constituency. Fresh...

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