Hon. Hillary Onek

Minister for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Refugees

Hon. Musa Ecweru

Minister for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Refugees

Owor Martin

Commissioner, Disaster Preparedness & Management.

Objective:

  1. Resettle landless persons and victims of natural and man made disasters.

Outputs:

  1. Landless persons and victims of natural disasters in new permanent houses

Key Activities

IDPs returned and resettled, Refugees settled and repatriated

1. 700 plots of land demarcated and allocated to Ugandan expellees from neighbouring countries

Acquisition of Land by Government

1 Acquisition & Development of 1000 acres for Ugandan expellees undertaken
2. 600 new settlements established and people at risk of landslide resettled
3. 900 Benent/Ndoboro landless households in Sebeil resettled

Key Achievements

IDPs returned and resettled, Refugees settled and repatriated

1. Identified and inspected 300 plots of land. Other activities such as demarcation and allocation suspended because people cannot be moved before
general elections due on 18th February 2016

2 Facilitated Sango bay with additional services such as shelter, Sanitation facilities, health and water because of the suspension of relocation of the
people due to the General Elections

Acquisition of Land by Government

  1. Facilitated the on going Procurement process for 1500 acres for Landslide victims in Mt Elgon Region which is in advanced stages.
  2. Facilitated the advertisement for 1500 acres for Landslide victims in Mt Elgon Region , bids were opened and procurement process still ongoing
  3. Designed 700 new settlements for Bulambuli
  4. Opened 5 km key road connecting plot 94 to plot 10.
  5. Completed the Draft Physical plans for plots 93, 94 and 10.
  6. Conducted Sensitization in Elgon region for this resettlement programe.
  7. Completed the Draft architectural models and BOQ’s