Uganda – Info Sheet: Multi-Hazard Response/DRR Platform (2022)
Dec 31 2022
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The year 2022, Uganda experienced multi-hazards events that include Natural disasters like drought, floods, landslides/mudslides and heavy storms/hailstorms. And in the month of September, the ministry of health declared the outbreak the Ebola Virus Disease in Uganda. This was also coupled with anthropogenic hazards like transport related accidents, land conflicts and fires.
A total of 171,148 individuals were affected, representing 33,476 households of which 22,456 individuals from 5,935 households were internally displaced by the disasters in 2022. Adults (19-64) were the most affected population group (47%), followed by children under 18 (43%) and the elderly above 64 (10%) in 2022. The most affected districts by disasters include Kisoro, Kasese, Mbale, Katakwi, Kampala, Wakiso and Adjumani.
Natural hazards, mostly floods, heavy storms/hailstorms and landslide combined with mudslides, ravaged the nation in disaster prone districts like Kisoro, Bulambuli, kween, Kasese, Mbale, Amuru among others.