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Shs100 billion needed to repair infrastructure in Mbale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Works and Transport needs Shs100 billion to restore infrastructure damaged by floods in Mbale. This was revealed by the Minister of Works and Transport, Gen. Katumba Wamala during the plenary on Wednesday, 10 August 2022. Gen Katumba Wamala said flooding is a challenge …

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Minister offers UGX 5M condolence to families of Mbale flood victims

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister in charge of the Presidency Milly Babalanda has started delivering the government’s pledge to the families of the Mbale flood victims. The government promised to contribute Shillings 5 million for the funeral arrangements of the families of 23 people who lost their lives in …

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Death toll from Mbale floods rises to 29

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The death toll resulting from flooding in the Elgon sub-region has increased to 29, the Ministry of Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees has revealed. The disaster followed heavy rains that pounded the Bugisu and Sebei regions on July 30, 2022, forcing several rivers to burst their …

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Speaker Among directs Nabbanja to monitor Mbale situation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Whilst the Premier, Robinah Nabbanja was in Mbale City over the weekend in response to the floods that have displaced scores and killed 24 persons, Speaker Anita Among has directed that the Premier goes back to closely monitor the situation. Floods caused havoc in Mbale and …

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OPM embarks on distribution of relief food to Mbale flood victims

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Prime Minister-OPM has started distributing relief food to the more than 5,600 people displaced by floods in Mbale district. The affected persons include the 150 households whose homesteads were washed away by floods during the heavy rains that hit the area over …

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Rains cut off Mbale City temporarily

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least four people, including a UPDF soldier, have been confirmed dead and several others are missing after floods cut off Mbale City after several rivers burst their banks. 📌 DISASTER ALERT 🚨 Mbale has woken up to a terrible disaster with River Nabuyonga …

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