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Risk Reduction Country Profile: Disaster Risk Reduction in Uganda

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Publication year:

2012

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English

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Format:

pdf (217.3 KiB)

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Publisher:

Save the Children

Uganda has experienced a wide range of disasters directly affecting lage parts of the country. Uganda suffers from frequent drought, earthquakes, flooding, landslides, epidemic diseases and livestock and crop diseases, as well as a series of civil conflicts. In the aftermath of disasters children are at heightened risk of family separation, psychological distress, physical harm and gender-based violence. The Karamoja region has had an unfair proportion of hazards that have led to disasters time after time and in response to this, over the past 2 years, Save the Children has implemented 2 DRR programmes with support from Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ECHO.

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