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18:38
18:38

Gov’t Starts Mass Treatment of River Blindness Among South Sudan Refugees MInistry of Health 2 1

David Oguttu, the programme Manager for the National Onchocerciasis Elimination programme says enrolling the refugees in mass treatment will help Uganda achieve its policy of eliminating Onchocerciasis.
11:57
11:57

Amolatar Floods: OPM to Procure Engine Boats 5 1

Robinah Nabbanja was on Saturday in Amolatar to assess the magnitude of damage caused by floods and also follow up on the relief food distribution to the flood victims.
21:46
21:46

Women Skip Meals to Afford Wash Facilities Amidst Directive to Sleep in Markets Kalerwe Market 6 1

Muhammad Kisanja, the chairman of the market tells URN that he has no control of the fees charged to use the Wash facilities as these are private facilities that are benefiting from the inability of the government to construct toilets. He says he already received complaints from vendors that prices for showering had been increased.
10:00
10:00

IG Queries UGX 206 Million Valley Dams Project in Agago NUSAFIII 6 1

James Peny-Wii, the Director of Project Risk, Monitoring and Control at IG, says that reports indicated the beneficiaries lost a great share of the project fund to the contractor in procuring equipment.
11:31
11:31

Adjumani Flood Victims Starving

Early this month River Tete burst its banks and displaced residents in the two parishes of Arasi and Elegu, Arinyapi sub-county in Adjumani district. The floods destroyed food crops that were ready for harvest, carried away heads of cattle and submerged several grass-thatched houses.
17:20
17:20

Gov’t Delivers 17 Tonnes of Food Aid to Flood Victims in Elegu Elegu Town Council 3 1

The food items include 100 bags maize flour that contain 100 kilogrammes of each and 75 bags of beans 100 kilogrammes each.
08:55
08:55

Floods Contaminate Water Sources in Elegu Amuru District 3 1

David Otto, a resident of Lorikor East Ward explains that several water wells excavated around the Town Council to provide clean water for domestic use have all visibly been contaminated which has affected water supply.
15:00
15:00

Floods Displace 4,000 in Elegu Town Council flash floods 5 3

Kasim Akule, the LC I Chairperson of Lorikwo West Cell of Elegu explains that the floods destroyed homes, shops, restaurants and the only market and public toilet facilities following days of a heavy downpour.
15:15
15:15

Heavy Rains Paralyse Transport in Amuru Pabbo Town Council 3

The Bridge was destroyed after River Apaa burst its banks due to the rise in the water levels.
17:44
17:44

Citizens Trust Local Government Leaders-Twaweza Report 3

According to results of the study, majority of Ugandans (about 54%) say that the sub-county governments take their views into account in decisions while fewer (35%) report that they believe the national government considers their views.
07:45
07:45

Power Outage Hinders Registration of Refugees in Lamwo 1

Umeme, the largest electricity distribution company mandated to operate, maintain, upgrade and expand the distribution network in the country attributes the rampant load-shedding to the effects of global warming that cause disruptions on distribution lines.
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