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Disaster News

//Disaster News

GOVERNMENT’S SWIFT RESPONSE TO THE KASESE DISASTER

By | May 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 ISAAC MUGERA - Government swiftly responds to the floods and rains disaster in Kasese, Ntoroko and Bundibugyo Districts. Big up to GOU, OPM.......... Here is a short video..........

FLOODS RAVAGE KASESE DISTRICT: MINISTER ECWERU MOVES TO ASSESS DAMAGE

By | May 8th, 2020|Categories: Disaster News, General News, Monitoring and Evaluation News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News|

BY ISAAC MUGERA - The Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness and Management in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Hon. Musa Ecweru has travelled to assess the extent of damage caused by the heavy rains and floods that are ravaging the districts of Kasese and Bundibugyo in Western Uganda. Travelling along with the area [...]

800,000 OUT OF 1M PEOPLE SERVED WITH GOVT COVID-19 RELIEF FOOD IN KAMPALA

By | May 7th, 2020|Categories: Disaster News, General News, Monitoring and Evaluation News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Uncategorized|

BY JULIUS MUCUNGUZI - State Minister for Disaster Preparedness Hon Musa Ecweru TODAY 6th May 2020 presided over a GOU supported relief food distribution initiative by top religious leaders in Uganda, under their umbrella association  known as the Inter Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) and explained the progress that has been made delivering food to vulnerable [...]

GOVERNMENT SUSPENDS RECEIVING NEW REFUGEES OVER COVID-19

By | March 25th, 2020|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

BY ISAAC MUGERA - Government has suspended receiving new refugees and asylum seekers with immediate effect for a period of 30 days as one of the measures to curb the spread of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID 19). This was revealed this morning in a joint statement by the Government of Uganda, and the United Nations [...]

PM RUGUNDA CONVENES THE MULTI-SECTORAL COMMITTEE MEETING ON COMBATING THE CORONA VIRUS DISEASE

By | March 20th, 2020|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Policy Coordination News, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News|

BY ISAAC MUGERA -  The Prime Minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda has this morning convened a meeting for the Multi-Sectoral Committee on the Corona Virus Disease (COVID 19) to review strategies and approaches used in the fight to keep the disease outside Uganda. The committee was recently formed by H.E the President of Uganda [...]

MORE 136 HOUSEHOLDS OF LANDSLIDE SURVIVORS RELOCATED TO BUNAMBUTYE RESETTLEMENT SITE IN BULAMBULI DISTRICT

By | February 16th, 2020|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Policy Coordination News, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Uncategorized|

BY JOYCE BABIRYE - The Office of the Prime Minister started the process of relocating 136 households from the disaster prone districts of Bududa, Manafwa, Sironko, Bulambuli, and Namisindwa from 6th to 21st,February, 2020. The people were allocated to Bunabutye settlement, in Bulambuli district. Phase 2 of the construction of 140 houses of 2 bedrooms each, [...]

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 [...]