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

Contact
DTM Uganda, dtmuganda@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Uganda
Period Covered
Nov 01 2021
Nov 30 2021
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking

Summary

In November, the nation experienced floods, heavy storms/hailstorms, fires, transport-related accidents, Collapsed Structures/Buildings/Earth/Quarry and the two explosions that rocked Kampala city, killing at least seven people.

Floods were reported in Kasese in the west and Kampala, affecting 685 individuals. At least 994 persons were affected by heavy storms/hailstorms in Rakai, Kasese, Sironko and Bukomansimbi; 850 by fires in Wakiso and Bundibugyo; 358 by terrorism in Kampala; and 182 by transport-related accidents and collapse of buildings in Masindi, Buliisa, Kampala and Wakiso.

Hazards affected 3,071 persons in 642 households.745 individuals and 381 households were internally displaced, with 37 identified as persons with special needs. There is high priority need for hygiene promotion, health, water supply, sanitation, shelter, food assistance, NFIs, among others.