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12:43
12:43

Half of the Population in Yumbe Lacks Access to Safe Water 3 1

Bernard Magara, the District Water Officer, highlights the disproportionate impact on women and children, who bear the brunt of inadequate access to safe water.
23:25
23:25

Yumbe School In Crisis Over Lack Of Sanitary Facilities 1 1

The school which is located along the Yumbe-Koboko border currently operates without a pit latrine after the only 5-stanch pit latrine is out of use due to its dilapidated structure. The schools equally lack bathing shelters and change rooms for girls since due to shortage of classrooms.
08:25
08:25

1,400 Girls Impregnated in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement Every Year Teenage pregnancies 1 Top story

Records at IRC indicate that over 4,000 girls under 18 years reported their first Antenatal Care (ANC) visit at various health facilities in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement between January 2020 and September 2022. Nearly 2,000 teenage deliveries were reported at the various health facilities at the Bidi Bidi Refugee settlement during the same period.
07:20
07:20

Hunger Triggers Malnutrition In Children At Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement 5 1

Dr. Felix Ejesu, the Deputy Health Manager International Rescue Committee (IRC) at Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement, says that already 482 malnutrition cases have been recorded among children below 5 years this quarter alone.
10:18
10:18

Yumbe Regional Referral Hospital Grappling With Staff Shortage 2 1

Siraj Juma Adisha, the LC 1 chairperson of Enviveya cell in Kuru Town council says that access to quality service at the facility is a big challenge owing to staffing challenges.
15:09
15:09

Yumbe Regional Referral Hospital Hit By Lack of Funds human resources 4 1 Top story

Alfred Yayi, the District Health Officer (DHO) Yumber Alfred Yayi, says that the facility lacks funds to recruit workers and offer services to the community
16:46
16:46

Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement Hit by COVID-19 Wave COVID19 pandemic 2 3

Solomon Osakan, the Refugee Desk Officer for West Nile told URN that 13 refugees tested positive for the deadly disease in two lots that arrived mid last week and are currently in an isolation uni. He adds that they have resolved to close all the porous border points as a measure to curb a surge in COVID-19 cases.
19:34
19:34

South Sudan Refugees Surpass Emergency Water Threshold 1 5

Juliao says crossing the emergency threshold is a significant gain made in eliminating persistent water crisis in Bidi Bidi refugee Settlement. He says before crossing the threshold, agencies had to collect and treat water from River Nile, a distance of more than 50 Kilometers using water bowser tracks for refugees to access water every day.
21:39
21:39

Sheer Nut Tree Kills Four in Yumbe, Injures Six Others Critically

The deceased include Annet Odrajoru and her two children Luke Odama and another whose identity wasn’t readily established.
17:59
17:59

Yumbe District To Install Lightning Arresters at Mingoyo primary school deceased 1

Taban Yasin, the Yumbe LC V Chairperson, says the district has mobilised some funds to support the funeral of the deceased learners. He also says he will present a report before council to allocate funds for installing lightning arresters at Mingoyo primary school, other institutions and public places in the district.
11:25
11:25

Yumbe Health Center Cleaner held Over Theft of Drugs 1

According to Anguyo, one of the keys to the stores went missing in 2011. He says they tried searching for the key in vain.
12:33
12:33

Health workers petition RDC over delayed immunisation allowance

Health workers in Yumbe have petitioned the office of the RDC to over failure by the district health officials to release their allowance for participating in immunisation last month.
09:25
09:25

Medics Resume Work After Attacker Arrested health hazard

Health workers in Kochi health centre III in Yumbe district have called off a strike they started one week ago after police intervened and arrested a man who assaulted one of the workers. The attacker was angry that his wife had been given birth control pills.
14:44
14:44

Yumbe Fails to Attract Medical Doctors

Yumbe district has failed to attract and retain qualified doctors despite introducing a package of shillings 500,000 to motivate medical workers to serve in the district.
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