Tuesday , November 29 2022
Home / Tag Archives: Water

Tag Archives: Water

River Rhine drying up!

  Water level of river Rhine drops due to high temperature, drought in Germany Berlin, Germany | BBC | As Europe lives through a long, hot summer, one of the continent’s major rivers is getting drier – posing major problems for the people and businesses that rely on it. Captain Andre …

Read More »

How Uganda started to tackle stunting – without a stunting plan

We spoke with Dr. Richard Kajura of the Makerere University School of Public Health about how the country significantly reduced prevalence of the condition by improving poverty, health, nutrition, education, and water and sanitation – by Exemplars News — August 04, 2022 SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | In the 1990s, Uganda …

Read More »

Pastoralists stranded with over 10,000 cattle in Napak

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The scuffle between the Karamojong and Iteso communities has left several pastoralists stranded with over 10,000 heads of cattle without pasture and water. The affected community is the Bokora from Napak, who have been grazing their animals in the areas of Teso. But amidst raids …

Read More »

Turkana pastoralists lose 600 cattle to drought in one week

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Turkana pastoralists have lost 600 heads of cattle within one week after being flashed out of Karamoja region by the joint security forces following the killing of three Ugandan geologists and two soldiers in Moroto district last month. The three geologists and UPDF soldiers were …

Read More »

Moroto residents trek long distances in search of water

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Lotisan sub county, Moroto district are struggling to access water. This has forced some of the residents to get water for drinking and domestic use from unprotected sources. Monica Acan, a resident says that the crisis is not only exposing them to diseases …

Read More »

Nakasongola leaders fear FMD outbreak as animals crowd water sources

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Nakasongola district are in fear that the movement of animals in search of water could trigger a fresh outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. Since November 2021, Nakasongola district has been facing drought forcing pastoralists to trek long distances in search of …

Read More »

Kitgum District struggles to contain waterborne diseases

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Namokora Sub County in Kitgum district are battling a spike in waterborne diseases such as bilharzia, diarrhea, typhoid, and dysentery due to the shortage of clean water in the area. The more than 1,300 residents in Nyapea ‘’B’’ and Luguruc villages say …

Read More »