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11:18
11:18

Body of 32-Year-Old Man Retrieved from R. Nyamwamba nyamwamba division 1 1

The deceased was identified as Semei Muthondi, a resident of Kihara Cell, Nyamwamba division in Kasese Municipality. His body was discovered by residents at the banks of the river.
17:07
17:07

Kasese Sub County Authorities Close Damaged Bridge 1 4

The authorities declared the bridge risky for travellers on Sunday following destructions by heavy trucks that ply between the two sub-counties to Ihandiro.
10:08
10:08

Kasese District Authorities Struggle to Evict Residents from River Banks river nyamwamba 1 1

In 2013, Kasese municipal council passed a resolution to evict all the sand miners along the river banks, but to date, this resolution has never been implemented.
16:33
16:33

Kasese IDPs Launch Desilting of River Nyamwamba Using their Hands River Nyamwmaba 4 1

Enock Mbusa a flood victim says they are baffled by government’s slow response towards providing a permanent solution to the flooding situation despite numerous pledges to intervene.
06:59
06:59

Body of 17-Year-Old Boy Retrieved from River Nyamwamba River Nyamwmaba 1 1

Elias Masereka drowned on Sunday while trying to repair a makeshift bridge weakened by flooding on Saturday evening.
06:17
06:17

Teenager Drowns in River Nyamwamba drowned 1 2

Nelson Tumishiime, the Rwenzori East Police Spokesperson told URN that efforts are underway to recover the teenager’s body.
12:21
12:21

Ministry of Water Moves to Protect River Nyamwamba from Flooding 5

The plan involves the planting of bamboo trees on the river banks and supporting the livelihoods of communities along the catchment area. The ministry will also install a flood forecasting and early warning system and do spot cleaning of the river.
07:01
07:01

Heavy Rains Destroy houses In Kasese Town 4 1 Top story

Deo Kabagambe, one of the affected residents, says that a heavy tree fell on his house bringing part of it down. He was rescued by neighbours who quickly cut through the rubble to create a way for him to come out.
08:43
08:43

Water Ministry To Introduce Flood Early Warning System On Rwenzori Mountain 1 2

Alfred Okot Okidi, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water and Environment, says that the early warning system will have three key components comprising a sensor placed in the river, a solar-powered siren and a Control centre.
17:30
17:30

Inter-Ministerial Committee Moves to Tackle Flood Disasters in Kasese 6 3

The inter-ministerial committee has also recommended that the government fast tracks activities on cleaning and desilting of major rivers, as well as providing support to local enterprises affected by the disasters and the need to support the district disaster management committee.
12:16
12:16

Busongora MPs Seek Special Relief Package for Flood Victims floods 2 5

Up to 289 of the families displaced by flooding remain camped in Muhokya Internally Displaced peoples camps while another 19 displaced this month are housed at Humanist school. There are also are 54 households still camped at Kyambogho Primary School and 51 others at Kathulhu Church of Uganda.
12:47
12:47

Inter-Ministerial Committee in Kasese to Find Long-Term Solution to Floods disaster in kasese 1 1

Now officials from the ministries of Environment, Energy, Disaster Preparedness and Works have travelled to the district for an on-spot visit which will form the basis of the action report. The teams are visiting Mubuku, Nyamwamba, Nyamugasani and Lhubiriha valley’s.
11:47
11:47

Premier Nabbanja Rejects Aid Items Sent to Kasese Flood Victims prime minister 1 3 Top story

Nabbanja said that the items that included 1,000 mosquito nets and 1,000 blankets were substandard and not fit for human use. The nets were found to be very small in size while the blankets were too light. She also questioned the quality of beans that had been given to the flood victims, saying that they were equally not good for human consumption.
05:53
05:53

Gov't to Buy Land For Kasese Flood Victims 7 3

Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has now directed the ministers of Luwero- Rwenzori Affairs, ICT and national guidance and Members of Parliament from Kasese to identify land to resettle the affected persons.
08:54
08:54

Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Kasese District Again 3 7

The rains that started on Wednesday night brought panic amongst residents and area leaders as sections of Nyamwamba, Mubuku and Nyamugasani rivers also burst their banks. The road connecting Kasese municipality to Kilembe remains cut-off.
07:57
07:57

Body of Teenage Buried Alive In A Pit Retrived After Two Day's Search body retrieved 1 1

Residents and police managed to pull out the body of 15-year-old Joel Mukungule from the pit on Sunday evening. The pit caved in as Mukungule and four others were searching for gold.
08:43
08:43

Teenager Buried In a Kasese Pit While Searching For Gold buried alive 2 5 Top story

George Kambere, a neighbour told URN that there has been speculation about the existence of gold on Masereka’s land that was discovered during Kilembe mines operations in the 1940s.
10:31
10:31

Kasese Leaders Appeal For More Aid for Landslide Victims kasese landslides 5 1

oseph Isingoma says, the General Secretary of the District Disaster Management Committee, says that they are overwhelmed by the demands for food from the victims of the landslide.
12:55
12:55

Kilembe Mudslide Victims Ask For Relief mudslides 8 2

Stanley Muhindo, who lost two children, says that the heavy rains began around 9:00 PM on Saturday and went on until 11:00 AM on Sunday.
09:52
09:52

Gov't Ecological Study On Mt. Rwenzori Remains Pending A Year Later disaster 1

Taddeo Muhindo, a member of the District Disaster Management Committee hopes that once the government establishes a study, the findings would enable both the district and development partners to plan better for any future eventualities.
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