RRF 11/2022: Uganda – Drought

Karamoja region has experienced a prolonged drought since 2020, in addition,there have been plagues of locusts and armyworms which has affected crop production in the region.

According to the  District Disaster Management Committee in Kaboong District Uganda, in a report released on June 30th, 2022 at least 10,162 Households out of the 19,714 food insecure households require food urgently.

Women especially lactating mothers, pregnant women, and widows are equally among the vulnerable group affected.

ACT Uganda Forum National member, Church of Uganda is responding to the drought with rapid response funds to support the most affected.

RRF 11 2022 Uganda Drought