Uganda — Flow Monitoring Dashboard: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak (December 2022)
Dec 31 2022
- Flow Monitoring
Over the reporting period, a total of 50,166 movements were observed at nine (9) Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) at the Ugandan border with Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Republic of Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan. These locations were chosen strategically as major transit points for monitoring cross-border movements after the Ministry of Health had declared an outbreak of Sudan Ebola Virus (SVD) at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH) in Mubende district on the 20th September 2022.
In the month of December, majority were outgoing flows (70%) against incoming flows (30%). Frequently by foot (35%), by taxi or car (25%), by bus (22%), by truck (10%), three wheel (3%), motor bike (3%) and by boat (2%). The majority of the incoming flows were economically driven (37%), while the majority of outgoing flows were of people returning to their place of residence (29%). The most vulnerable group of flows were children under the age of 5 (4%), pregnant and/lactating mother (2%) and the elderly(<1%).