Uganda – Info Sheet: Multi-Hazard Response/DRR Platform (December 2021)

Contact
DTM Uganda, dtmuganda@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Uganda
Period Covered
Dec 01 2021
Jan 31 2022
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking

Summary

December was characterized by disaster triggers which included floods, drought/famine, landslides/mudslides, heavy storms/hailstorms and transport related hazards:

  • Kasese district was the most hit with floods, heavystorms/hailstorms, landslides/mudslides and famine/food insecurity affecting a total of 1,305 individuals. The Teso region is experiencing drought as reported in Amuria(300), Katakwi(550) and Ngora(662).
  • A total of 2,860 individuals(31% male and 69% female) and 1,386 households were affected. The children(<19) were the highly affected at 48% followed by adults (19-64) at 42%.
  • Individuals displaced (IDPs) were 745 with 193 households and 131 individuals were identified as persons with special needs(PSN).
  • There is high priority need for hygiene promotion and health services in areas affected by floods, water supply and food assistance in famine/drought affected districts, among others.
  • CRS with its Caritas partners responded to households affected by landslides in Bududa and floods Kasese. The response was to support individuals for the next month of recovery.