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Uganda - Flood and landslides (ECHO 28 Nov 2020)
Pubdate: 11/28/2020 2:00:00 AM
  • On 21 and 24 November, heavy rains caused severe floods in Mbarara District and landslides in Kasese District, both located in South Western region.
  • In Mbarara District, a total of 2,300 individuals totally or partially lost their households and crops as a direct consequence of the floods. Local authorities and the Ugandan Red Cross are conducting further assessments in the affected areas.
  • In Kasese, the Bwesumbu, Kyabarungira and Buhuhura sub-counties were heavily impacted by landslides registered after the river Kuruhe burst its banks. A total of 4 fatalities have been confirmed and 3 more are missing. Further assessments are ongoing. Rainfall continues to increase, which may result in more landslides or floods.
  • Local authorities in Kasese have received non-food items from UNICEF, which will be distributed to the affected communities.
  • The Kasese District has been heavily affected by floods and landslides during 2020. More than 1,200 people remained displaced before the present events.

(11/28/2020 2:00:00 AM - 11/29/2020 9:30:00 AM)
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO 28 Nov 2020)
Pubdate: 11/28/2020 2:00:00 AM
  • Italy: Warning level 3/3 for Sardegna region and 2/3 for Sicilia and Calabria regions

(11/28/2020 2:00:00 AM - 11/29/2020 9:30:00 AM)
GATI-20 - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation
Pubdate: 11/27/2020 10:32:34 PM
UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
(11/27/2020 10:32:34 PM - 12/1/2020 10:32:34 PM)
IOTA-20 - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation
Pubdate: 11/27/2020 2:05:24 PM
UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
(11/27/2020 2:05:24 PM - 12/1/2020 2:05:24 PM)
VAMCO-20 - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation
Pubdate: 11/27/2020 12:43:19 PM
UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
(11/27/2020 12:43:19 PM - 12/1/2020 12:43:19 PM)
 
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