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Disaster News

//Disaster News

GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT FLOODS, LANDSLIDES AND WINDSTORMS DISASTER SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

By | December 6th, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Special Programs News|

BY ISAAC MUGERA -  The Min. of State for Disaster Preparedness and Management in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Musa Ecweru, has this morning addressed members of the Press on the current Floods, Landslides, and Windstorms Disaster situation in the Country. The Minister presented government responses to the situation including life saving interventions, emergence [...]

RUGUNDA CALLS FOR GLOBAL SOLIDARITY IN ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE AT UN SUMMIT IN MADRID, SPAIN

By | December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News|

BY JULIUS MUCUNGUZI -   Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has called on the international community to support efforts of developing countries with technology, skills and financial resources to enable them protect and conserve forests and wetlands, as one way of addressing the adverse effects caused by climate change. Dr Rugunda made the call on Monday 2nd December 2019 [...]

OPM EMERGES GLOBAL WINNER OF SDGs AWARD FOR MANAGEMENT OF FAMINE AND DROUGHT DISASTERS

By | November 7th, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, Monitoring and Evaluation News, News and Events, News Highlights, Policy Coordination News, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Special Programs News|

By Isaac Mugera - The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) in Uganda, has received a Global Award for the outstanding monitoring and management of disasters in the country. In the Awards ceremony organized by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in Canberra- Australia on 6th November 2019, Uganda was recognized for the commendable use of [...]

OPM, MCI, Train Journalists in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Reporting

By | November 4th, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Special Programs News|

By Rebecca Nabatanzi Sserwanga -  Kampala, November 2019. The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), through her Strengthening Community Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risks (SCORE) project, in conjunction with the Media Challenge initiative (MCI), has spearheaded the Media Challenge Expo 2019. The Media Challenge Expo is the first of its kind that brings the media [...]

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI COMMISSIONS THE BULAMBULI RESETTLEMENT PROJECT IN EASTERN UGANDA

By | July 4th, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News|

By Isaac Mugera -  President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the Bulambuli Resettlement Project in Eastern Uganda’s Bugisu Sub-Region. The resettlement project provides home to the land-slides affected people from the districts of Bududa, Bulambuli, Sironko, Manafwa and Namisindwa. The implementation of the Resettlement Plan followed the President’s directive in November 2018 after a second landslide had [...]

Over 100 Houses Completed in Bulambuli for the Relocation of Bududa Landslide Victims

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News|

By Isaac Mugera - The Government of Uganda, through the Office of the Prime Minister has completed construction of over 100 houses for the relocation of the Buduuda Landslide victims. The two- bed-roomed houses, which are the first phase of a total of 900 houses, are already fully roofed, doors and windows fixed, and the engineers [...]

UGANDA CELEBRATES WORLD WETLANDS DAY 2019

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, Monitoring and Evaluation News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News|

President Museveni has called for conservation of wetlands noting that their continued loss and degradation is a matter of concern not only in the context of livelihoods, but also in mitigating climate change impacts. “I am indeed concerned about the rapid loss of wetlands, particularly in and around urban centres, and in areas like Busoga, Tororo, [...]

7th Uganda Evaluation Week

By | January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, Monitoring and Evaluation News, News and Events, News Highlights, Policy Coordination News, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News, Special Programs News|

Making Evaluations Work 1. The Value of Evaluation 2. Utilization Focused Evaluation & decision making 3. Private Sector’s approach to Monitoring and Evaluation in the use of evaluations 4. Case studies in Evaluation & Learning 5. Case studies on the Role of the Executives, Parliament and judiciary in Monitoring and Evaluation

WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION COMMENDS UGANDA’S VIGILANCE ON EBOLA

By | January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Policy Coordination News, Prime Ministers News|

The Director General of World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom has applauded the Government of Uganda for strengthening the health systems to focus on primary health care through increasing surveillance coverage on Ebola. PM Rugunda and Director General of WHO,Dr. Tedros address the press as government officials and WHO staff look on at OPM in Kampala [...]

OPM RECEIVES CHINESE DONATION OF ICT EQUIPMENT, CASH AND RELIEF ITEMS

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News|

By Isaac Mugera - The Office of the Prime Minister has received a donation of ICT equipment, Funds, and relief items from the People’s Republic of China. The money and items were officially handed over on Friday 19th October 2018 by H.E the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Uganda, Mr. Cheng Zhuqiang, to [...]