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200 more homesteads submerged in Buliisa

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More 200 homesteads in Butiaba sub-county in Buliisa district have been submerged due to the rising water levels in Lake Albert. The homes were submerged on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The most affected people are from the landing sites of Butiaba, Tugombilli, Kigungu Serule, …

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Rising L. Kyoga water submerges 549 latrines in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Rising water levels at Lake Kyoga have submerged close to 550 pit latrines in the areas of Nakasongola, resulting in a sanitation crisis in the areas.   Lake Kyoga is projected to exceed the highest historical water level of 13.2 meters as Water levels for major …

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Hundreds displaced in Jinja by rising Lake Victoria water levels

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several residents living on three major landing sites in Jinja district have been displaced due to the increasing water levels of Lake Victoria. The most affected landing sites are Wanyange lake, Rippon falls and Wairaka where an estimated 650 people have been displaced in …

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Lake Victoria water level overtakes average

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The amount of rainfall received in the Lake Victoria Basin in the March to June season has overtaken its normal long term average. An analysis of data collected during the season indicates that water levels in the major lakes in the basin – Lake …

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