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Rivers overflow as heavy rain hits Uganda

Heavy rains affecting eastern and northern Uganda since May 6, 2021, have caused rivers to overflow leading to severe damage and at least 1 fatality. More than 15 000 people have been affected. The Manafwa and the Nakwasi Rivers in the Butaleja District overflowed...

May 10, 2021

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Deadly flash floods sweep through Kampala, Uganda

At least two people died after flash floods swept through the city of Kampala, Uganda, this week. Heavy rains began around September 8, leading to inundations that disrupted traffic and trapped a number of people in a collapsed building. The police recovered two...

September 17, 2020

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6 dead, 5 000 displaced as heavy rains continue to flood Uganda

At least six people died and 5 000 were displaced as intense rains continue to flood parts of Uganda, local authorities confirmed on Sunday, May 3, 2020. In the western region, severe flooding affected parts of the Isingiro District from May 1, including the...

May 04, 2020

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Widespread flooding and landslides continue battering Uganda

Heavy downpour continues affecting Uganda since Saturday, December 6, 2019, destroying hundreds of homes and forcing over 1 000 people to evacuate. The severe weather has led to widespread flooding and landslides, destroying nearly 20 bridges on several roads....

December 14, 2019

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349 households destroyed by floods and landslides in Uganda

Continuous heavy rainfall since around the middle of 2019 has led to widespread floods and landslides in Kasese and Bundibugyo districts, Uganda. Red Cross Bundibugyo branch said on November 29, 2019, that over 4 000 people have been affected, and a total of 349...

November 29, 2019

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Persistent heavy rains trigger floods and landslides in Uganda, at least 6 dead

Incessant heavy rain across Uganda has led to more flooding and landslides, killing at least 6 people in rain-related incidents since October 30, 2019. 4 500 people have been displaced, 950 houses schools were damaged, as well as roads and bridges. In the Eastern...

November 06, 2019

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Severe floods hit Uganda, claiming at least 5 lives

Flash floods caused by torrential rains result in 5 casualties in Eastern Uganda's Bulambuli district on August 28 and 29, 2019. The storms triggered the swelling of a river that swept away the victims who were reportedly buried under mud. "Relatives of the...

August 30, 2019

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More than 8 dead, hundreds displaced as flash floods hit capital Kampala, Uganda

Heavy rains and flash floods are affecting parts of Uganda, including capital Kampala, over the past couple of days. According to information provided by Uganda Red Cross (URC), a number of areas were flooded, roads cut off and a lot of property destructed. Over...

May 30, 2019


Floods destroying hundreds of acres of farmland in Butaleja, Uganda

Fresh floods have hit Butaleja District in the last four days, displacing more than 100 families and destroying hundreds of acres of farmland. The worst affected areas include Mazimasa and Himutu sub-counties, with affected families now camping in schools after heavy

August 18, 2011