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Uganda Red Cross Responds to Bomb Explosions in Kampala

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Uganda Red Cross Volunteer helps in putting extinguishing a care on
fire after the bomb explosion

Uganda Red Cross Responds to Bomb Explosions in Kampala Kampala – November 16th, 2021 Time check 12:00 PM Uganda Red Cross has today responded and supported 17 causalities who were injured in the bomb explosion in Kampala.

Other responders such as the Police have also handled other cases and numbers are likely to change. Today, 2 bomb explosion incidents were reported in Kampala at about 10:00 AM.

One was reported around the Central Police Station, and another at Jubilee Insurance building along Parliamentary Avenue. Our Response 17 cases were handed by the Red Cross emergency response team. 12 were critical and referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital 5 received on scene care and were discharged Ambulances deployed - 3 First responders and Emergency Medical technicians – 50 Response in coordination with Police, Ministry of Health, and KCCA.

One ambulance deployed at Nansana where another bomb scare has been reported at 12:40PM

Uganda Red Cross First Aid responders giving attending to one of the
victims of the Bomb explosion


The Uganda Red Cross is a local humanitarian agency that responds to emergencies in the country to save lives of vulnerable people. We are established by an Act of Parliament in Uganda in 1964.

(The Red Cross Act, Cap57), a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement that draws mandates from the Geneva Conventions and additional protocols.

Mission: To fulfil the URCS mandate and obligation in delivering quality and sustainable humanitarian assistance.

Vision: A Partner of Choice in Uganda in Saving Lives, Building Resilient Communities, and Promoting Human Dignity.

Bomb explosion in Kampala

URCS Contacts

Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road.
P.O. Box 494, Kampala Uganda.
Tel:     (256) 414 258701
Tel:     (256) 414 258702
Email: sgurcs@redcrossug.org


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