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Build on high ground to survive floods

Communities must avoid the country’s flood-prone plains. They should also avoid settling around lake basins and other low-lying areas

10 perish in fresh Kasese floods

The victims drowned when the river, which marks the common border along Kitholhu sub-county, burst its banks following overnight torrential rains in Mt...

Locusts advance to Uganda

Locusts can cover as much as 150km a day and a swarm can destroy crops sufficient to feed 2,500 people for a year, according to the United Nations.

Government approves sh32B for disasters

Cabinet approves the additional emergency funding request of sh32b for emergency relief supplies to the victims of natural disasters from the Contingency...

Is Uganda well prepared for Disasters?

Or do we create unnecessary panic for personal gain?

Landslides hit Manafwa residents

The landslides affected mostly homes in Bunasirwe village, Buweswa parish and Weswa sub-county after striking some villages in neighbouring Kato sub-county....

Kenya floods leave 112 dead in two months...

The floods come after three failed rainy seasons inflicted a crippling drought that sent food prices soaring.

Onek wants disaster management fund established...

His office has to go begging in other ministries and relief agencies to handle disasters

Malaysia floods force 23,000 to leave homes...

Heavy rain in the past five days has also caused 101 schools to be closed.

'My house was washed away by floods'

“My house was washed away by the floods. In the middle of the night, we endured the cold night in the bush


Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.