Uganda – Info Sheet: Multi-Hazard Response/DRR Platform (16 March 2023)
Feb 28 2023
- Mobility Tracking
During the reporting period, drought was reported in the Teso subregion mainly in Katakwi, Amuria and Kapelabyong districts. Fires were experienced in Amuria, Wakiso and Ntungamo while hailstorms were reported in Tororo. Disasters in February affected a total of 2,890 individuals, representing 494 households and 198 individuals from 51 households were internally displaced. Adults (19-64 years) were the most affected population group (71%), followed by children under 18 years (21%) and the elderly who are above 64 years (8%). The most pressing needs are food assistance, livelihood and water supply. 56 houses were completely destroyed, 54 water facilities and 2 schools were also affected. Following the start of March April and May (MAM) rainfall season, natural disasters are expected to occur and the public is advised to take precautionary measures.