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Mt. Elgon homesteads in landslide prone areas to be given 17M each to relocate

By: Ismael Kasooha Kampala The Government of Uganda has earmarked a compensation package of shs.17 million to relocate homesteads settled in landslide prone areas in Elgon region. The affected homesteads are expected to use that money to relocate to areas of their choice. This marks a shift from the earlier approach where affected persons were

By |2023-02-03T09:43:04+03:00February 2nd, 2023|Categories: Disasters, Featured|Comments Off on Mt. Elgon homesteads in landslide prone areas to be given 17M each to relocate

Government launches a resource mobilization strategy for the National Disaster Risk Management Plan

By:  Joyce Babirye and Kisiriko Vincent The Statistical Disaster Monitoring Network ranks Uganda 15th in the world and first in Africa for disasters. This is due to the enormous disasters the country has experienced in the last two decades. This phenomenon is exhibited in mudslides, landslides, flooding, storms, fires, earthquakes and droughts. Kampala, Northeastern

By |2022-09-30T10:54:57+03:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: Disasters, Featured|Comments Off on Government launches a resource mobilization strategy for the National Disaster Risk Management Plan

Government rallies development partners for support in the Elgon region

      By: Ismael Kasooha KAMPALA Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, on Tuesday chaired a multi-sectoral meeting to receive an update on the flood disaster situation which occurred in Mbale City. Development partners who attended the meeting, pledged a wide range of intervention measures to contain the situation. UN Agencies in attendance

By |2022-08-04T12:52:20+03:00August 4th, 2022|Categories: Disasters, Featured|0 Comments
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