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Bududa Landslide Victims Thrown Out by Host Families

26 Jan 2020 · More than 120 victims have now established a camp in a piece of land which was donated by one of the residents in Luwambi cell, in Nangako Town Council after going through the same ordeal. They have built temporal shelters made of tarpaulins, with each small shelter accommodating between seven and 14 people sleeping on banana fibres and leaves as beddings.

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Bududa Landslide Victims Thrown Out by Host Families 2 5

More than 120 victims have now established a camp in a piece of land which was donated by one of the residents in Luwambi cell, in Nangako Town Council after going through the same ordeal. They have built temporal shelters made of tarpaulins, with each small shelter accommodating between seven and 14 people sleeping on banana fibres and leaves as beddings.
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20-Year-Old Woman Loses Sight after Drug Reaction resident 2 2

According to a medical report obtained from Jinja Regional Referral Hospital where Ntono was admitted for the past eight weeks, she suffered a Steven Johnson syndrome, a serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes, that usually occurs as a reaction to a medication or an infection.
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Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
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Fire Guts Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Mortuary 1

The fire which was first seen by hospital staff and patient attendants at around 3 p.m, destroyed the ceiling before extending to the mortuary, where it burnt the body of Julius Byaruhanga, a resident of Rubuguri Town Council in Kisoro district. The 23-year-old died aboard a Kampala bound Jaguar bus early today.
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Suicides On the Rise Among S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda – UNHCR

Many of them have witnessed or experienced attacks, gender-based violence, sexual abuse, and torture either at home or during their escape. They are depressed, and surrounded by misery, agony, anger extreme poverty and lack of meaningful life after decades of brutal wars, multiple displacements, epidemics, deprivation and generations of untreated trauma.”
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Refugees Can Help Themselves out of Psychological Distress -Study

The study, whose findings are published in The Lancet Global Health Journal, shows that although follow-up is needed to determine the long-term effects of the intervention, a tool dubbed Self Help Plus developed by the World Health Organisation is effective in offering mental health help.
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Ministry of Health to Add Yellow Fever Vaccine On Immunization Schedule WHO Uganda 2 1

Uganda currently has 13 immunisable diseases. The introduction of the yellow fever vaccine will bring the number to 14. Last year, Rubella was introduced. The vaccine is being introduced following a Yellow fever outbreak that has so far claimed three lives