Uganda – Info Sheet: Multi-Hazard Response/DRR Platform (January 2023)
Jan 31 2023
- Mobility Tracking
In January 2023, three districts were reported to be hit by disasters. Floods were reported in Kampala while Kanungu was ravaged by heavy storms and wildfires in Kotido.
So far, a total of 1,540 individuals were affected by disasters, representing 257 households of which 279 individuals from 20 households were internally displaced. Over 40 houses were completely destroyed and over 10 water facilities were affected. Furthermore ,the impacts of disasters affected 24 people with disabilities, injured 11, and 7 individuals were hospitalized
Adults (19-64) were the most affected population group (49%), followed by children under 18 (28%) and the elderly above 64 (23%). And the most pressing needs are food assistance, livelihood, nutrition, health, NFIs, among others.
There were no other major disaster events reported from other districts as the infographic sheet only presents information received from represented districts.