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

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

Summary

A total of 29,833 persons (44% male and 56% female) representing 5,719 households were affected by landslides (Bududa), floods (Kapelabyong, Napak, Obongi…), heavy storms/hailstorms (Masaka, Busia & Sironko) and earthquake (Western region – Kasese). 54% were children with age <18, 54% were adults (19-64 age) and 8% were elderly persons (>65 age). Internally displaced persons (IDPs) by disasters were 2,819 from 471 households and 331 were identified as persons with specific needs(PSN).

High priority needs in the affected districts include NFIs, water supply, food assistance, sanitation, hygiene promotion, health, shelter, and nutrition among others.

There were no other major disaster events reported from other districts and the infographic sheet only presents information received from represented districts.