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Kyenjojo residents struggling to access clean water

Kyenjojo, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Residents of Kyenjojo district are struggling to access clean water. According to the Kyenjojo Chief Administrative Officer – CAO, Samuel Kaija, access to water in the district stands at 69 per cent, but most of these water sources are shallow wells that are prone …

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Moroto seeks support to repair 43 boreholes

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Moroto district is seeking support to rehabilitate 43 boreholes in order to ensure clean water access in rural communities. The plan is aimed at improving the practice of hand-washing as a measure to slow down the spread of COVID-19. The breakdown of the boreholes …

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Govt’s urged to provide free water supply in slum areas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The impacts of the new coronavirus disease-COVID-19 could be considerably higher on the urban poor living in slums where overcrowding makes it difficult to follow recommended measures such as social distancing and self-isolation. Regular hand-washing has been highlighted as a key tool in combating …

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Buvuma district struggling to provide safe water to residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buvuma district is still struggling with providing clean water sources to residents due to challenges of transporting the necessary equipment and materials to set up the water points. With 52 scattered islands on the Northern part of Lake Victoria, Buvuma district is home to …

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