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Bunyoro Kingdom demands immediate relocation of flood victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom has called for the immediate relocation of all persons who were displaced by floods in the districts of Buliisa, Hoima, Kagadi and Kikuube. More than 2000 homes have been submerged by floods from the rising water levels of Lake Albert in the …

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OPM delivers relief items to Kagadi flood victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Office of Prime Minister -OPM has delivered relief items to people who were affected and relocated by floods from the rising Lake Albert water levels at various landing sites in Kagadi district. More than 4,000 people in Ndaiga sub county were displaced from their …

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Floods kill one in Buliisa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police and fishermen have retrieved the body of a fisherman who was killed by floods in Buliisa district. The deceased identified as Bright Musinguzi 32, a resident of Kigoya village Buliisa sub county Buliisa district was swept away by floods resulting from the rising …

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Floods submerge Butiaba health center leaving patients stranded

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Floods resulting from the rising water levels of Lake Albert have submerged Butiaba health center III in Butiaba sub county Buliisa district leaving health workers and patients accessing treatment at the facility stranded. The floods have submerged staff quarters, maternity, male and female wards, …

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Ugandan fishermen demand immediate release of 16 abducted colleagues

Kikube, Uganda |¬† THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†Fishermen in Hoima and Kikuube districts are demanding the immediate release of their colleagues who were abducted by suspected Congolese Militiamen from Lake Albert waters.¬†¬† The sixteen Ugandan fishermen were abducted by the militiamen at gunpoint near Kaiso and Kijangi landing sites in Buseruka sub-county …

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Ntoroko flood victims call for resettlement

Ntoroko, Uganda |¬† THE INDEPENDENT | ¬†¬†More than 7,000 people displaced by floods resulting from the rising Lake Albert water levels in Ntoroko district want the government to resettle them to safer places. Flooding in the district is a perennial problem. However, it escalated at the start of this year …

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Ntoroko residents struggle to contain flooding waters

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 residents of Kanara and Bweramule sub-counties in Ntoroko district are living in deplorable conditions as water emerging from Lake Albert continues to submerge their areas. According to area leaders, the water levels have been rising since January and continued to displace …

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