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23:37
23:37

Second Wave of Floods Ruins Two Villages in Kasese kasese floods 4 4

The two villages of Kanyaruboga and Bulembia in Kilembe have are in ruins with buildings carried away by floods. The land is now filled with heavy boulders.
11:58
11:58

Pictorial: Kasese Floods Destroy Essential Infrastructure heavy floods 21 Top story

In Kasese, a number of rivers and their tributaries have already given way leading to mass destruction of infrastructure including agriculture machinery, houses, roads and medical facilities.
11:35
11:35

Kasese Residents in Flood Prone Areas Join Hands to Mitigate Flooding farmers 4 5

Emmanuel Agaba, one of the change agents says the residents have put up disaster management committees manned by volunteers who continue to sensitize residents to protect River Mubuku and its tributaries.
15:07
15:07

Nyamwamba River Gradually Eroding Rukoki Bridge river nyamwamba

The river, which originates from the glaciers of Rwenzori Mountains, flows through Kilembe Mines with at least 15 kilometers downstream from Kilembe mines. It branches through River Rukoki which flows into a wide stream of wetlands bordering the north shores of Lake George.
10:22
10:22

Kasese Floods; Kilembe Mines Hospital Re-opened river nyamwamba 1

The hospital had closed after River Nyamwamba burst its banks, gushing water to neighboring villages and cutting off transport in what seemed to be a repeat of the 2013 deadly floods that ravaged the area.
11:53
11:53

Kasese Floods; Man Dies after False communication about Wife

The investigation comes after a resident collapsed and died following a rumor that his wife had drowned in the flooding waters of River Kithakena. The deceased was identified as Lawrence Mulekya, 35, a resident of Maliba trading center in Maliba sub-county.
13:31
13:31

Kilembe Hospital Closed As River Nyamwamba Bursts Its Banks kasese floods

Kilembe Mines Hospital has been closed today after River Nyamwamba once again burst its banks threatening a repeat of the floods that ravaged the area on May 1, 2013. The medical superintendent Dr. Edward Wafula says that there were 195 patients admitted in the hospital before the floods occurred at about 9am today.
09:48
09:48

Kilembe Hospital Stores Burnt kasese floods 1 3

A fire outbreak on Thursday afternoon destroyed property worth millions at Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese district.
12:04
12:04

Heavy Rains Cause Fear in Kasese kasese floods

Pascal Kasoke, the LCIII chairman for Bulembia division, which was affected most during the floods in May says that more than 60 residents have since last month left their homes.
07:56
07:56

Experts Warn Of More Floods In Kasese river nyamwamba

Environmental experts in Kasese district are warning of more floods if sand mining on the banks of River Nyamwamba is not controlled.
07:14
07:14

Districts In Rwenzori Region Start Disaster Warning Activities kasese floods

Following the recent mudslides in Bududa district, disaster prone districts in the Rwenzori region are engaged in early warning activities to avert effects of possible floods and landslides.
13:08
13:08

Kasese Floods Blamed on Wild Fires, Human Activity heavy floods 3

The latest floods in Kasese district are blamed on the wild fire that burnt a section of the Rwenzori Mountains last year. Joseph Katswera, the Kasese district natural resources officer, says that fire burnt several forest cover that had been holding water during the rainy season and preventing soil erosion. He says that when the canopies which were acting as catchment areas were burnt, there were no barriers to stop the heavy and fast running water.
05:05
05:05

Repair of Damaged Infrastructure Starts in Kasese kasese floods 2 3

Several bridges, roads and buildings were destroyed by the floods. Some of the destroyed infrastructure is under repair
07:58
07:58

Kasese Flood Victims Struggle to Adjust to Camp Conditions kilembe mines 2

Two camps for the victims have been set up at Kasese Primary School in Kasese municipality and Kyanjuki in Kilembe. Life in both camps is appalling but the flood survivors have nowhere else to go.
17:23
17:23

Rwenzori Disaster Committees Ill-prepared river mpanga 1

In some districts, disaster management committees are not fully established and where they exist, they remain weak, with very meager or no funding.
17:12
17:12

Two More Killed in Kasese Floods

The death of the two brothers brings to 8; the number of people killed by floods, the biggest water disaster in Kasese since 1965.
15:46
15:46

Meteorology Department Warns Of More Rains kasese floods 2

The Meteorology Department has warned of another week of heavy rains as government warns people living landslide-prone areas to relocate.
15:11
15:11

Kasese Residents Fear Cholera Outbreak kasese floods 1

The floods displaced several people after their houses were washed away.
11:27
11:27

Floods: Kasese Health Centre III Overwhelmed By Patients kasese floods 2 1

The water destroyed most of the infrastructure including the wards, nurse’s residences and equipment.
13:08
13:08

Kilembe Hospital Closed After Floods nature 1

Kilembe Hospital has been closed following yesterday\'s floods. The patients have been transferred to Bwera Hosipital, Kagando and Kasese Municipal Council Health Centre III. Red Cross can confirm that 432 homes have been affected by the flood.
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