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08:11
08:11

116 Congolese Children Reunited with Families 6 2

Abel Niwamanya, the Uganda Red Cross Society team leader at the Nyakabande refugee transit centre says that so far, 91 have been reunited with their parents at Nyakabande reception centre in Kisoro while 25 have been reunited at Nakivale refugees camp in Isingiro district.
16:14
16:14

UNHCR Relocates 1,000 Congolese to Nakivale Refugee Camp Congolese refugees 7 2

Douglas Asiimwe, the Acting Commissioner for Refugees in the Office of the Prime Minister says that on Thursday 1,000 refugees out of 16,475 refugees have been transferred to Nakivale refugee camp.
16:32
16:32

Uganda Red Cross Society Supports Kasese Flood Victims non-food items 4 3

Kasese district has been hardest hit by recent floods in the region that has left over 120,000 persons displaced and properties destroyed.
13:13
13:13

Wakiso District Leaders Query Relief Food Distribution Criteria 4 2

Wakiso district leaders say that whereas the involvement of village chairpersons in the exercise is important, they have little control over the army officers, who are directly taking lead in the exercise. The Resident District Commissioner Rose Kirabira says that it even the district task force which oversees COVID-19 activities in the area, was sidelined in the distribution.
14:44
14:44

Wakiso Officials Clash Over Market Response Towards Covid19 Guidelines lockdown 3 2

In his report to the District Covid19 Task Force at Wakiso district headquarter this week, the Senior Environment Health Officer, Emmanuel Damba, complained about congestion in the markets, saying there is need for security to intervene.
11:58
11:58

Inadequate Funds, Uncontrolled Porous Borders Hinder Coronavirus Surveillance in Kisoro 2 5

Authorities say that the surveillance could not be successful due to limited resources, especially funds.
11:05
11:05

Crimean Congo Fever Outbreak Shouldn’t Cause Scare- Health Minister MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever is a widespread disease caused by a tick-borne virus, transmitted to people either by tick bites or through contact with infected animal blood or tissues during and immediately after slaughter. The disease, which is endemic in Africa, has the case fatality rate of 10–40 per cent.
08:01
08:01

Red Cross Ebola Screening Volunteers Withdrawn from Borders 2 1 Top story

Ronald Kanyerezi, Uganda Red Cross Society Manager in-charge of Kisoro District, says that they were forced to withdraw volunteers at Kanombe Nteko, Busanza, Rugabano and Busigi entry points due to resource constraints.
07:41
07:41

Floods Submerge Parra Docking Pier 1

Martin Owor, the Commissioner Disaster Management in the Office of the Prime Minister disclosed that OPM and Police teams have been dispatched to join District Disaster Management Committees (DDMCs) of the affected districts to try to manage the crisis.
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