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Uganda Red Cross seeks Shs24 Billion for operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) has appealed to the Budget Committee to reinstate a Shs10 billion allocation for Emergency Medical Services and Disease outbreak response. In the Financial Year 2019/2020, government committed a budgetary allocation of Shs10 billion to support the Emergency Medical Services …

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Increase budget for disaster management, stakeholders tell government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  How best can the government and its partners anticipate disaster occurrence and deal with the likely negative impact that it comes with? This is a central question that was discussed at the inaugural national dialogue on anticipatory action that took place in Kampala recently involving …

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Uganda Red Cross Society supports Kasese flood victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) has delivered an assortment of non-food items to the people affected by floods in Kasese district. Kasese district has been the hardest hit district by recent floods in the region that have left over 120,000 persons displaced, gardens and property …

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Minister explains closure of Ebola screening points

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says manning border screening points was becoming very expensive in the wake of security threats. The Minister was responding to concerns about the closure of several screening points at Uganda- DR Congo border, amidst an on-going Ebola virus …

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Red Cross unveils UGX 1.6 Billion disaster response action plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Red Cross Society has unveiled 1.6 Billion shillings disaster emergency action plan for responding to disasters associated with September – December rainfall season. The society says the plan has been informed by seasonal weather forecast released by Uganda National Meteorological Authority indicating that there …

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