Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
In 2017, a report by the Ministry of Water and Environment on disasters mapped Gulu City among the areas in Northern Uganda, which are potentially prone to floods. As a result, the former Gulu Municipal Council recommended the widening of the banks of Pece Stream and secured the funding from Fichtner, two years ago.
Sarah Amito, 26, a resident of Te-Gwana Parish in Gulu East City Division alleges that after she and her six other old school girls developed misunderstanding, in February 2020, they formed a WhatsApp group, which was used to tarnish her character.
The two customized firefighting apparatuses, fitted with sirens and emergency vehicle lighting, communication equipment and mobile computer technology have been assigned to Gulu City, Omoro, Nwoya and Elegu Police Station in Amuru District.
The initial roll-out direct cash transfers took place last week in Lira City on 6th August where about 10,000 beneficiaries from three parishes including Kakoge received 100,000 Shillings each, injecting USD 750, 000 about 2.7 billion into the local economy.