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Disaster News

//Disaster News

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IS EVERY ONE’S BUSINESS

By | November 4th, 2020|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 Rebecca Nabatanzi Sserwanga -  Kampala, 13 October 2020.   Every 13th of October, the world marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR) to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health. In view [...]

OPM Supports 500 Officers to Undergo Training in Community Policing in Karamoja

By | September 22nd, 2020|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|

BY ISAIAH KITIMBO -  MOROTO. In a bid to enhance skills in community policing, Office of the Prime Minister under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU), a government programme supported by the European Union, has collaborated with the Uganda Police Force in organising a series of training targeting 500 police officers from the nine districts [...]

JAPANESE AMBASSADOR MAKES PERSONAL DONATION TO THE COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND

By | August 21st, 2020|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|

BY ISAAC MUGERA, Communications Officer, OPM – The Japanese Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Kameda Kazuaki, has today made a personal donation of Two Million Uganda Shillings (2,000,000/-) to support the Uganda government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. H.E. Kameda (3rd left), and the Rt. Hon. Rugunda (Center), pose for photo with members of the COVID-19 [...]

EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON REFUGEE COMMUNITIES IN UGANDA

By | August 21st, 2020|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|

BY JOYCE BABIRYE -  Uganda currently hosts a total of one million four hundred refugees from different parts of the World, but mainly from South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Majority of these people have been forced to flee their countries because of civil wars and political persecution. West Nile region hosts the largest [...]

GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO RECEIVE DONATIONS FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE

By | August 14th, 2020|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|

BY ISAAC MUGERA , Communications Officer -  The Government of Uganda continues to receive donations for the COVID-19 Fund under the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), to beef up the efforts geared towards the fight against the spread of the COVID-19. The latest donation was received yesterday, 13th August, 2020, from SOGEA-SATOM, an international building [...]

DISTRICT LEADERS APPLAUD DINU ON YOUTH SKILLING PROGRAMME

By | August 11th, 2020|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|

BY ISAIAH KITIMBO - OYAM. District leaders in Northern Uganda have commended the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) for introducing the youth skilling programme (YSP) saying it will help to provide employment to the youth in the region. DINU is a government programme supported by the European Union and supervised by Office of the Prime [...]

US ARMY GENERAL DONATES USD 100,000 FOR THE COVID-19 RESPONSE IN UGANDA

By | August 4th, 2020|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|

BY ISAAC MUGERA, Communications Officer, OPM –  General Wesley Clark, a retired army general of the United States Forces has donated 100,000 US Dollars, to the Ugandan government to support the fight against COVID-19 in Uganda. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni received the donation from General Clark earlier this week, and in turn asked the Rt. Hon [...]

UBTEB STAFF DELIVER CONTRIBUTION TO THE COVID-19 NATIONAL TASK FORCE AT OPM

By | July 28th, 2020|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|

BY ISAAC MUGERA, Communications Officer, OPM – The Administrator of the National COVID-19 Response Fund, Ms. Dorothy Kisaka has received One Million, Seven Hundred Ninety Thousand Shillings (1,790,000/-) contributed by 45 staff of the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) for the COVID-19 response. The staff, who were represented by the UBTEB Senior Communications Officer, [...]

OPM RE-LAUNCHES EXERCISE TO SETTLE LANDLESS UGANDANS IN KYANGWALI, KUKUUBE DISTRICT

By | July 28th, 2020|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|

BY ISAAC MUGERA - The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has re-launched the settlement exercise for landless Ugandans who encroached on government land that was meant for refugees in Kyangwali refugee camp. The Rt. Hon. 1st Deputy Prime Minister, Gen. Moses Ali, launched the exercise on Saturday 25th July 2020 at the Kasonga Primary School [...]

OPM PROCURES SIX VEHICLES TO SUPPORT DINU IMPLEMENTATION

By | July 24th, 2020|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|

BY ISAIAH KITIMBO -  KAMPALA – The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has procured six vehicles valued at more than Shs1 billion to support implementation of the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) programme. DINU is a government of Uganda programme supported by the European Union (EU) and supervised by OPM. The programme aims to [...]