Over 34 lives lost in Bududa Mudslides
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Over 34 lives lost in Bududa Mudslides

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On 11th October 2018, heavy rains that lasted for about 2 hours from 2:15 p.m. hit areas of Bukalasi Subcounty in Bududa district, eastern Uganda. River Suume which is within the same sub-county filled up, burst its banks and the heavy overflow swept off houses in the neighbouring villages, leaving over 34 people dead. The villages affected include: Suume, Nnayinza, Namalira, Nyekhe, Malanda, Shishambwa, Nanyenga, Bunamwamba among others. Three (3) trading centres of Naposhi, Nalutumu and Wanjenuwa were also severely affected, halting business and affecting access to social services

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Created 2018-10-16
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Created by Bukenya Enock
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