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12:56
12:56

Famine Looms in Kasese as Crops Dry Due to Silting floods 6 2

The floods followed a heavy downpour that pounded the district last month when River Nyamwamba overflew at Bunyandiko in Kilembe Sub County submerging the low land areas of the district. The heavy rains also submerged acres of gardens, leaving behind silt composites as deep as 5 feet.
16:58
16:58

Mudslides Displace Families in Kasese homeless 1 Top story

Justus Asaba the sub county LC 3 chairperson says more than 10 homes have been affected and several gardens have since been destroyed.
15:05
15:05

Dry Season Affects Northern Uganda Communities crop failures 3 4

The impact of the dry season has not spared residents in the four divisions of Bardege, Layibi, Laroo and Pece in Gulu Municipality and areas in the outskirts. Several taps have already run dry forcing residents to flock available boreholes with long queues to fetch water.
07:42
07:42

Farmers Count Loses As Heavy Rain Devastate Gardens in Lamwo Lokung Subcounty 4 1

Walter Opira, a resident of Okora Central Village in Pangira Parish told URN in an interview over the weekend that the two weeks of heavy rains have left his garden waterlogged. Opira says he planted Sorghum on a two acres piece of land, millet on one acre and Sim sim [Sasame] on three acres, which are all rotting away.
19:03
19:03

Evicted Hoima Families Starve famine 4

Margaret Akumu aged 67 one of the evicted residents says that they are struggling to survive without food. She also says that they have been denied access to their gardens by the soldiers who have been deployed on the disputed land.
14:38
14:38

Food Security Situation Improved In 2017 famine 1

The second season production for 2017 is reportedly expected to be relatively better than 2016 second season production.
11:57
11:57

Church Donates Food to Rukungiri Hunger Victims prolonged dry spell 4 1

The items include; 16 bags of beans, 80 bags of posho and 85 kilogrammes of salt. Bwambara Sub County is among areas in western region suffering the consequences of the long dry spell. So far, famine has left twenty people dead and hundreds others have migrated to other areas.
09:11
09:11

Museveni Orders Wetland Encroachers to Vacate famine 4 1 Top story

He explains that 40 percent of the rains in Uganda come from Swamps, most of which, have been drained by encroachers for cultivation and settlement.
16:11
16:11

FAO Says Food Insecurity Likely To Escalate drought 1

Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future. The report by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says the ongoing conflicts continue to intensify food insecurity.
11:37
11:37

Drought: Nakasongola Pastoralists Advised To Sell Off Animals water scarcity 3 2 Top story

James Nsamba, a pastoralist in Wabinyonyi Sub county is undecided on whether or not to sell off his animals despite facing several challenges.
16:07
16:07

Army Worms Devastate Gardens in Kamuli famine 2

Army worms have struck in Kamuli district, destroying several acres of crops and leaving farmers disappointed. The most affected sub counties are Butansi, Balawoli, Kitayundwa and Kisozi in Kamuli district.
10:18
10:18

Acute Food Shortage Fuels Migration In Kaabong kenya 2

Rising food insecurity in Kaabong district has fueled out-migration of people into the neighbouring Kitgum district and the Turkana region in Kenya.
11:38
11:38

Heavy Rains Destroy Gardens in Namutumba District famine

Heavy rains have left a trail of destruction in Bulange and Nsinze Sub Counties in Namutumba district, with more than 300 people homeless and their food crops destroyed.
18:01
18:01

UN Rolls Out Two-Way Approach to East African Crisis horn of africa

Donors and aid agencies are scrambling to prevent the crisis in Somalia, amid fears that if uncontrolled, it could spill over to nearby countries.
10:22
10:22

Hunger Fears In Kitgum As Poor Rainfall Affects Crop Harvests drought

Poor and inconsistent rains have affected farmers in Kitgum leading to poor crop yield. Many residents say they do not have enough food to push them till the end of the year. The most affected sub-counties are Mucwini, Orom, Namukora, Omia Anyima, Lagoro and Kitgum Matidi.
10:18
10:18

UNICEF appalled by Suffering in Somalia famine 1

Elhadj As Sy, UNICEF\'s Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, said on Monday that more than half a million children in the region are at risk of imminent death from severe acute malnutrition
09:11
09:11

World Celebrities urge World Leaders to raise funds for Famine Stricken Horn of Africa

An online petition by One, which calls urgently on world leaders not only to provide the necessary funds now but to keep their promises to invest in crisis prevention has been signed by 37,035 people so far.
13:26
13:26

UN Secretary-General pleads for help for famine-stricken Somalia ban ki-moon 1

The UN secretary general said that the UN needs approximately $1.6 billion in aid and so far, international donors have given only half that amount.
11:23
11:23

Government Disburses Ush 3.6 Billion NUSAF Funds famine

Government has released Shs. 3.6 billion for the implementation of projects under the second phase of the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund-NUSAF program to boost household incomes.
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