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Floods ravage Lwera rice fields

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In Summary Lwera effect. A report by Natural Resources Parliament’s committee of 2016 revealed that human activities had affected fish stock within Lake Victoria since Lwera wetland acted as a...

OPM orders 700 flood victims to vacate school

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By FELIX BASIIME & LONGINO MUHINDO The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has asked more than 700 people, who were displaced by the December floods in Bundibugyo District, to vacate Semuliki High...

Bududa landslides: Survivors struggle to cope

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By Leonard Mukooli Landslide victims in Bududa District are struggling to cope with life after they lost all they had in the calamity. The victims are now living in churches, schools, hospitals and...

Floods destroy water sources

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By RONALD SEEBE Floods have submerged springs in Bugweri District exposing the residents to risks of waterborne diseases such as typhoid, diarrhoea and cholera. Mr Farouk Mukama, a resident of Ibako...

Four people, police rescuer die in floods

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By JAMES KABENGWA & ANDREW BAGALA Five people, including a police marine officer, died and properties worth millions of shillings were destroyed after floods ravaged different parts of the city on...

Two children killed in Sironko Landslides

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In Summary Sironko District Woman MP, Ms Florence Nambozo Mayoga also confirmed the disaster, saying it happened at about 5pm on Friday. By YAHUDU KITUNZI SIRONKO: Fresh landslides have killed two...

Storm ravages 10 villages in Tororo District

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In Summary Mr Apollo Ofwono, the LC1 chairperson of Posuna ‘A’ village said the two people who were rushed to the nearby health facilities to for treatment sustained injuries after the house they had...

Floods wash away 250 homes

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By OPIO SAM CALEB About 250 homesteads in the eight parishes of Kagulu Sub County in Buyende District have been eroded by floods, leaving various residents homeless and helpless. While visiting the...

Floods wash away bridges in Bugisu

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By YAHUDU KITUNZI The ongoing heavy rain in Bugisu Sub-region has washed away nearly 20 bridges on several roads connecting the sub-region to various districts, leaving travellers stranded. The...

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