The refugees say that the cut in food aid ration to them by the World Food Program -WFP in April has negatively impacted their livelihoods and left most of them helplessly surviving on one meal a day.
The WFP in April 2020 announced a 30% reduction in the relief food ration it distributes to refugees and asylum seekers, in Uganda. It also warned that further cuts could follow.
Jane Alege, the Yumbe district finance secretary also wonders why the OPM wants to implement the livestock restocking program directly yet the district has been managing all the programs under PRDP with positive results.
Construction of a bridge to connect Yumbe to south Sudan on River Kaya by Yumbe district has again sparked off the long standing border dispute between Yumbe and authorities in South Sudan County of Lanya.
At least 20 herds of cattle have been killed in Yumbe district after the deadly black quarter broke out in the district. The outbreak that was reported two weeks ago has seen many animals getting infected in the Sub Counties of Apo, Kochi and Ramogi.