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16:42
16:42

Bududa Farmers in Tears as UWA Rangers Slash Crops 1 4

The rangers claim that the crops were planted inside Mt. Elgon National Park. The most affected parishes include Kasuuni and Nametsi in Bukalasi and Bundesi Sub Counties respectively.
14:24
14:24

Residents Neighboring Mt. Elgon National Park Face Land Shortage Ahead of Planting Season 1 4

The residents argue that Mt Elgon National Park rangers have continued to beat and extort money from them whenever they go to their land to cultivate.
08:38
08:38

Bukalasi Residents, Pupils Plant Over 1000 Trees Along River Banks 2 4

Fred Alyomo, the Community project coordinator CORE, says they have planted 15,000 trees to help conserve the soil and prevent the effects of flooding whenever river Suume and Manafwa break their banks. He says their target is to plant 60,000 trees by the end of this year.
05:48
05:48

Landslides Wreak Havoc in Bududa District 3 1

John Mwaule, the LCI Chairperson for Nashanane village and one of the affected persons, says that the landslides have destroyed all his gardens of coffee and other crops. He blamed the government for leaving families in highly risky areas and resetting people who were in better places.
12:16
12:16

Bududa Landslide Victims Thrown Out by Host Families 5 2

More than 120 victims have now established a camp in a piece of land which was donated by one of the residents in Luwambi cell, in Nangako Town Council after going through the same ordeal. They have built temporal shelters made of tarpaulins, with each small shelter accommodating between seven and 14 people sleeping on banana fibres and leaves as beddings.
09:17
09:17

Bududa District Chairperson Cautions Against Politicizing Relief Supply 4 2

Watira says that many people are taking advantage of the disasters to Bududa to hype their political interests. Some, Hijack items donated by the government and personalize them, he said, adding that several others claim that the items are sent to the area as a result of their lobbying.
12:36
12:36

Gov’t Admits Delayed Relocation of Landslide Victims Musa Ecweru 1 4

The Luseshe County Member of Parliament, Godfrey Watenga told Uganda Radio Network that as MPs from Bugisu region, they advised government to pay the affected people money so that they can relocate but it didn’t listen to them.
07:50
07:50

Bududa Landslides: 12 Bodies Recovered So Far 2 1 Top story

More than 30 people are feared to have been buried by the landslides. Last week, Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA deployed an excavator to help in the search for the bodies of the landslide victims believed to be trapped underground.
14:06
14:06

Delayed Relocation of Landslide Victims Angers Bududa District Leaders Moses Ali 5 2 Top story

Nambeshe however, says the Office of the Prime Minister abandoned the plan and procured land in Bunambutye Sub County in Bulambuli district to construct houses for the resettlement of the landslide victims.
16:57
16:57

Four More Bodies of Bududa Landslide Victims Recovered 1

On Saturday, Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA dispersed an excavator to help the local people in the efforts of retrieving the bodies and have now retrieved more 4 bodies putting the number at 9.
13:41
13:41

Rescue Teams Struggling to Retrieve Bodies in Bududa Landslides 4 2

A heavy down pour caused multiple landslides in the villages of Namasa, Naposhi and shukururu in Bushika sub-county of Bududa district on Tuesday killing 4 people, injuring 5 and displacing over 6,000 others. So far, rescue teams have retrieved seven bodies while more than 30 people are still unaccounted for.
07:20
07:20

Bududa Landslides: 2 More Bodies Recovered, Over 30 Still Missing 1 4 Top story

Wilson Watira, the Bududa District LC V chairperson, says the tools being used to search for the bodies are inadequate.
17:29
17:29

More than 30 People Feared Dead in Fresh Bududa Mudslide Eastern Uganda 1 1 Top story

Gerald Fungo, the chairman of Bumasa Village says that a number of people are still buried in the soggy ground, and can hardly be accessed due to the shortage of personnel and equipment. The tragedy follows a heavy downpour that lasted up to five hours, on Tuesday.
12:54
12:54

University of Maryland, Strasburg Install Landslide Warning Systems on Mt. Elgon Region 2 1

The move comes after Mt Elgon region has in the recent past experienced constant floods and landslides that have led to the loss of lives and destruction of property worth millions of shillings.
14:40
14:40

Construction of Bulucheke-Nyende road Stalls 3

The Works and Transport Ministry contracted Ms Gadi U Ltd to rehabilitate the road. The road works include the construction of Ulukusi third bridge in Bumayoka Sub County and expansion.
15:50
15:50

Heavy Rains Destroy Crop Gardens in Bududa area

Sam Kamoti, a resident of Bukalasi A village in Bukalasi Sub County, said they are back from they started from. “We are back to where we started four months ago. We are left with nothing now” he said.
12:00
12:00

School Still Closed Since 2010 Bududa Landslides Education 1

Micheal Wambi, a pupil of Shikholo primary school, says the long distance he treks to school has affected his performance compared to when he was at Bumarakha.
12:59
12:59

More than 400 People Stranded in Bududa bududa landslides 4

Bududa District Chairperson Wilson Watila who said that many of those affected were left hopeless, with no shelter, no clothing, no food and no household items. He said that the disaster committee has recommended that those without relatives be hosted in nearby mosques, churches and schools.
13:07
13:07

Kyambogo Varsity Delivers Relief to Mudslide Victim bududa district 4 1

Yonasan Bululu, the Bududa District LC V Vice Chairperson, suspended the distribution, saying they couldnt distribute relief items with the charged crowds.
12:14
12:14

We Won't Have Voters After Relocation - Bududa Leaders kyambogo university 1 6

Yonasan Bululu, the Bududa District Vice Chairperson has expressed fears that the relocation of the landslides victims is likely to depopulate the district. This according to Bululu is likely to deny them voters since it will render the district no more after the people they lead are taken away. He together with the district leadership are advocating for relocating of survivors within the district.
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