Government Donates Ugx 52M to Families Affected by Mudslides in Kisoro


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The Government of Uganda has delivered at least Shs 52 million to support the families which were affected by mudslides in Kisoro district in western Uganda. This comes after Kisoro experienced a heavy downpour a week ago which caused mudslides that buried about 200 houses, destroyed roads, plants and claimed over 16 lives.

While speaking to journalists in Kampala today 11th April 2023, the Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Esther Anyakun confirmed that she will soon lead a team to Chahafi town council where it is alleged that over one thousand homes were devastated by the heavy downpour.

She also stated that citizens should prepare early enough for the future because the heavy downpours are still coming down stating that the best help the government can give people in disaster prone areas is a early warning.

β€œIn disaster issues, the best thing you can ever do is to make the person aware that the disaster is coming. People should be aware that it’s expected to rain even in the coming months but we pray that it doesn’t rain destructively,” she said.

The roads and bridges that were affected include Kabale-lake Bunyonyi road, the road at Kiyoora cell in Kabale district, the bridges include old Kabale, Katokye, Kyanamira-Katokye, Rwakashande-katokye Β among others.

The Government’s donation is a signification help and an addition to what Uganda Red Cross Society offered under the coordination of prime minister together with the government district leadership.

Recently, the Uganda Meteorological Authority warned Ugandans to brace for two months of heavy rains in April and May 2023.

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