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Floods destroy gardens, bridges in Bududa

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Floods triggered by heavy rains have left a trail of destruction in Bududa district. Major rivers in the district such as Ukha, Ulukusi and Suume burst their banks on Thursday evening following heavy rains that lasted for two hours. The floods destroyed crop gardens and bridges. …

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Hailstorm destroys gardens in Yumbe and Koboko districts

Koboko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A heavy downpour with hailstorm has destroyed crop gardens in the sub-counties of Darjini, Lodonga in Yumbe district and Abuku sub-county in Koboko district. The heavy rain that lasted for close to an hour started at around 2:30pm on Wednesday afternoon destroying several acres of …

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Ibanda district destroys 70 acres of gardens to restore wetlands

Ibanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ibanda district environment office backed by the police has destroyed crop gardens in wetlands in Karombe village, Mpasha parish, Rukiri sub county, in a bid to restore the degraded wetlands in the district. The about 70 acres of gardens that had millet, coffee and …

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Hippos invade gardens in Butaleja district

Butaleja , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Butaleja district are counting losses after stray hippos invaded their crop gardens and destroyed crops. The stray hippos have also killed domestic animals like cattle and goats. The animals have ravaged gardens in villages of Lukana A, Lukana B and Busime among …

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Kasese families at risk of starvation as elephants destroy gardens

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several families in Kasese district are at risk of starvation following the destruction of their crops by elephants from Queen Elizabeth National Park. The elephants have destroyed hundreds of their crop gardens leaving them with no hope of harvesting food. Immaculate Masika says she had …

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Drought devastates crop gardens in Bugisu, Teso sub regions

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several crop gardens in various places in the country are drying up because of the prolonged drought raising fears of food shortage. The affected crops include beans, maize, millet and groundnuts among others. Some of the affected areas include Bulambuli in Bugisu sub-region, districts of …

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Crop gardens in Amuru drying up due to prolonged dry spell

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several acres of crop gardens are drying up in Amuru district due to the prolonged dry spell that has persisted since May this year. Like in other parts of Northern Uganda, farmers in Amuru had planted a variety of crops including beans, maize, rice and …

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Floods displace 500 people in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Floods have displaced more than 500 people in four villages of Pagik Parish, Paicho Sub-County in Gulu District. More than 600 acres of crop gardens have also been destroyed. The affected villages include Dwere; Bokeber, Bura and Ajanyi. The families have sought refuge in neighboring …

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Houses, crops destroyed in Omoro land dispute

Omoro, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Several houses and acres of crop fields were destroyed during a land dispute in Omoro District. The incident happened on Friday in Okwii village, Aremo parish in Bobbi Sub-County  According to Stephen Ojok, a resident of Okwii who witnessed the incident, a gang of people …

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