Source UNJLC
Theme Coordination, Other
Countries Uganda
Document type Other
Publication date 21/09/2007
  • On 20th   September, IFRC reported that they launched an appeal to respond at the floods in UGANDA This Preliminary Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 8,437,434 (USD 7.2 million or EUR 5.1 million) in cash, kind, or services to assist 100,000 beneficiaries for 6 months. For further details, please refer to the full Appeal documents attached.
  • On 20th September The New Vision reported that the army on 19th September airlifted over 150 students who had been stranded in the Acholi sub-region due to the floods in the North.
  • THE new Vison also reported that, in the Teso sub-region, World Food Programme (WFP) used a passenger helicopter to deliver food from Soroti town to Acowa and Amero internally displaced people's camps in Amuria district. The UN Office said humanitarian agencies were also stockpiling medical supplies for any outbreak of waterborne diseases.
  • On 20th September Christian Children's Fund (CCF) reported that they are now responding to persons affected by flooding. ther CCF-Uganda activities include:
    - Road clearing by enrolled communities
    - Distributions of 2,500 bars of soap, 408 water cans and 205 rolls of plastic sheeting in Katakwi district
    - Assessments of damage for humanitarian response needs
    - Participation in task forces and flood coordination committees at district and national levels