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Uganda Red Cross to Be More Self Sustaining in New Bill 1 1

The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) will be more self-sustaining and efficient in response following the introduction of the Uganda Red Cross Society Bill 2019.
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Distribution of Relief Items to Flood Victims Starts in Amuria musa ecweru 2

The items were mobilized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, with a donation of tarpaulins and blankets worth 290 million Shillings and UNICEF with a donation of Aqua Tabs worth 70 million Shillings, channelled through the Office of the Prime Minister and Uganda Red Cross Society.
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Xmas: Red Cross Deploys Volunteers On Accident BlackSpots christmas season 3

Police crime report, says that 589 accidents occurred in Greater Luweero region in 2014. The report indicates that 90 were fatal, 314 serious and 185 minor accidents. The reports indicate that the Kampala-Gulu highway records at least one accident per week.
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Red Cross Deploys 45 Volunteers in Luweero For Easter Emergencies urcs

The Chairman LC 3 of Kamira Sub County Livingstone Kategeya says that police in the area is ill equipped and too poorly staffed to respond adequately to emergencies in rural areas. For example police posts like Kabunyata, Kamira and Mazzi Police posts have only three police officers.
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Congolese Refugees Buried in Mass Grave At Bundibugyo Hospital thomas kasimo Top story

In a crisis meeting held on Wednesday night at Busunga Border post, the police led by the Rwenzori Region Police Commander, Thomas Kasimo, Bundibugyo district officials, officials of the Uganda Red Cross and Bundibugyo hospital administrators, it was agreed that the bodies be buried in the hospital compound.
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Red Cross Stuck with 221 Child Refugees in Dzaipi Reception Centre 1

By Friday, the total number of unaccompanied children stood at 221. Another 80 children have already been identified and parents confirmed but their reunion is still pending.
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Special Team Arrives For Red Cross Forensic Audit

The team dispatched from Geneva is backed by recommendations made by the International Red Cross to audit all Uganda Red Cross activities in a bid to improve the humanitarian agency’s reputation.
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Odur: Uganda Red Cross to be More Transparent smuggled goods 1 1

The new interim Secretary General of Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Ken Odur Gabelle has vowed to overhaul the structural system of the organization. This is part of Odur\'s commitment to eliminate flaws in the organisation\'s structure that enabled officials to falsely earn from the Red Cross.
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Relief Items Stolen From Bubukwanga Transit Centre urcs

Police in Bundibugyo are holding three men in connection with the theft of 20 bales of blankets meant for Congolese refugees camped at Bubukwanga Transit Centre in the district.
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Bundibugyo Schools Yet To Open unicef

Five schools in Bundibugyo district which were closed to accommodate refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo are yet to open.
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DRC Clashes: High Number of Expectant Mothers Worries Humanitarian Agencies unhcr

The 2,000 pregnant women are part of the more than 60,000 refugees who fled their villages after they were attacked by rebels.
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Elgon Leaders: We Lack Funds For Disaster Risk Management 3

District authorities in the Mt Elgon Zone say they have received a risk mapping report indicating that the region is sitting on a time bomb of disasters including floods and landslides among others, but that there is nothing they can do due to lack of funding.
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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.
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Kasese Residents Fear Cholera Outbreak kasese floods 1

The floods displaced several people after their houses were washed away.
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Uganda Red Cross Builds 500 Floods-Resistant Houses In Butaleja floods in butaleja 4

Close to three years after they were greatly affected by floods and landslides in 2010, the more than 7, 000 residents of Butaleja district can now smile, after Uganda Red Cross Society –URCS at last came to their rescue.
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Relief Rots Away in Bududa District Store 4

Afayo says that to date the food items have been left to rot in the district store.
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Red Cross Threatens to Pull Out of Nodding Disease-hit Districts 2

The Uganda Red Cross Society has threatened to suspend its operations in the districts affected by nodding disease, where it has been battling the syndrome since last year.
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Red Cross Volunteers Accused of Stealing Relief Items 2

They rushed to Bududa to respond to the the needs of the the landslides victims but now the Uganda Red Cross Society volunteers are being accused of diverting the aid sent there to personal benefit.
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Red Cross Needs UGX 4.5B To Help Bududa Victims bududa landslides 1

The Uganda Red Cross Society is appealing for 4.5 billion shillings to assist more than 14,000 households affected by landslides in the Mount Elgon area in Eastern Uganda. This comes three days after landslides buried Bunakasala and Bunalembwa villages in Mwalukaru parish, Bulucheke Sub County in Bududa district on Monday afternoon.
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Red Cross Deploys Volunteers in Luweero During Xmas

More than 30 Red Cross Volunteers have been deployed in Luweero district to respond to emergencies that may arise during the festive season.
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