The Office of the Prime Minister explains that 158,000 of the refugees initially on record are in unknown places, 34,000 are reported to have returned home, and 9,000 registered more than once. Another 3,000 were reported as deceased, 1,400 were Ugandans registered as refugees, and 55,000 are living in urban centers, away from the camps.
Irumba explains that that the Office of the Prime Minister assigned him two police guards last year after unidentified people raided his farm and killed several animals before they drove away with several others.
Flash floods in Gulu town have left more than 100 people homeless. The Thursday floods, which followed several hours of a heavy downpour, destroyed 28 homes in Holy Rosay sub-ward in Laro division. Many huts were also submerged.
Over thirty people, who had been invited to plan how Uganda should respond to emergencies such as the 2010 landslides in Bududa district, did not show up for the workshop. The United States Africa Command based in Stuttgart, Germany, are facilitating the five day Uganda National Emergency Development workshop at Speke Resort in Munyonyo.