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Uganda: National Report in preparation for WCDR (2004)

  • Title in original language: Uganda national report and information on disaster risk reduction efforts
  • Publication date: 2004
  • Source:Uganda - government

Uganda has experienced a wide range of disasters directly affecting most of the country. The following have been frequent: displacement of persons as a result of civil strife; famine as a result of drought; earthquakes; disease epidemics, livestock and crop disease; flooding and landslides as a result of heavy rains and injudicious environmental management; and technological accidents as a result of inadequate safety procedures.

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