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13:34
13:34

Hoima City Earmarks UGX 4.5Bn to Construct Modern Abattoir meat 4 1

The development comes after butchers and meat consumers in the City severally condemned the current abattoir situated in Kiryatete cell Hoima East division that is in appalling state.
15:28
15:28

Flood Affected Communities Benefit From WASH Project sanitation 5 1

Rashid Mawejje, the Public Health Promotion Team leader at OXFAM, says their initial findings indicated that most water sources in communities affected by floods were contaminated with fecal matter resulting from open defecation.
07:51
07:51

Lake Kyoga Displaces Thousands in Nakasongola Starvation 2 1

James Kwebigira, the Local Council Chairperson of Kabasombwa village, says that about 1,000 people are currently residing in two community schools but are facing starvation and sanitation crisis.
16:36
16:36

MPs Push for National Community Works Bill to Promote Hygiene sanitation 3

Parliament’s Forum on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene is pushing for the enactment of a National Community Works Bill that envisages promoting public hygiene and sanitation.
11:10
11:10

Fresh Cholera Outbreak Confirmed in Bunyoro Sub Region sanitation 1

The last Cholera outbreak was reported in Bunyoro sub region on February 11, 2018, among the Congolese refugees fleeing tribal clashes between the Lendu and Bagegere in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
10:31
10:31

Lake Victoria Communities Launch Tree Planting Campaign sanitation 1 1

A 2016 report by UNICEF indicates that most communities within and at the shoreline of Lake Victoria are most affected by waterborne and neglected tropical diseases.
13:30
13:30

Ceramic Purifier Solves Uganda's Water Safety Issues sanitation 2 1

The mixture is machine pressed into the correct flower pot mould, dried and fired using a traditional ceramic firing kiln. It is built with tiny holes that allow water molecules to pass through, leaving larger harmful dirt and bacteria trapped in the filter. They also have a thin layer of silver nitrate infused within the filter to enhance bacteria removal.
15:00
15:00

Murole Town Council Residents Demand for Garbage Skips sanitation 2

David Byamukama, the LC I Chairperson Murole trading center, says the situation is worsened by the market.
15:00
15:00

106 Schools Closed in Mbarara District teachers 2

Gabriel Ahimbisibwe, the Mbarara District Education Officer, says some of the closed schools lack the basic requirements.
08:00
08:00

Sanitation Crisis as Kabale Municipality Closes Public Toilet 3 1

Moses Akampurira, another concerned resident wants Government to ensure that each municipality has public toilets so that people are not inconvenienced.
12:19
12:19

Plastic Waste Clog Ntungamo Drainage Channels sanitation 4

Plastic waste has clogged the drainage channels in Ntungamo Municipality affecting the flow of runoff and waste water. The problem is mostly evident along Kapasi, Old Kabale and Kyamate roads among others.
10:26
10:26

Kakumiro Market in Poor State, Vendors Concerned market vendors

Kakumiro market locally known as Kabworo which operates twice a month, has got two pit latrines that are supposed to be used by hundreds of people who frequent the market.
16:18
16:18

Appalling Sanitation Irks Rwahi Town Residents grabage 3 1

Known to many as the home of onions, Rwahi is trading point for thousands of traders from Kampala, Tanzania, Rwanda and south Sudan. It is also a popular stop over for travelers plying the Mbarara- Kabale highway.
10:18
10:18

Subcounty Headquarters Closed Over Poor Sanitation

Kevin Kusemererwa, the Senior Assistant Secretary in charge of Paachwa Sub County, says they were surprised when they turned up for work on Monday and found their offices under key lock.
17:07
17:07

Mitchell Hall Residents Protest Poor Sanitary Conditions makerere university 4 3

Aggrey Kizito Katulege, the Chairman Mitchell Hall, says they have used all avenues to plead with the university to address their concerns in vain.
10:39
10:39

Government to Re-Enforce Hand Washing Campaign wateraid 2 1

According to Robert Otim, national coordinator for WASH secretariat, the target of the campaign is mainly mothers in the rural areas as these are key in ensuring behavior change in families.
13:17
13:17

Bats Colonise 33 Health Centers In Luweero sanitation 4 2

Hamidah Nalunkuuma, the in charge of Kikoma Health III in Wobulenzi Town Council says the bats invaded the health center ceiling through the vents.
10:06
10:06

Lira Launches Campaign Against Open Defecation sanitation 1

Dr. Patrick Ocen Buchan, the Lira District Health Officer says they have banned open defecation with immediate effect.
10:31
10:31

Two Women Caned for Defecating Near Water Well pit latrines 1

Mutulembye says that on Monday evening while the two women had gone to fetch water, they branched off 20 feet from the unprotected well and defecated, only to be seen by one village member who was in the garden planting some crops.
04:58
04:58

Hoima Battling for Funds for Cholera Fight pit latrine access 2

The district has no money for fuel. Instead of the chlorine disinfectant for foot bath, Byenume says they have opted for JIK which is not ideal. He says also the district has failed to station a health worker at the treatment camp in Ruunga because they cannot sustain him there.
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