Environment

Flood disaster ravages Uganda

September 27, 2007

With no contingency plan in place, and a paltry budget, The Ugandan Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, was caught off balance. According to Emmanuel Gyehazo of the Ugandan newspaper, The Monitor, the government ignored a meteorological report warning of potential flood rains. Criticising the government's delayed reaction Gyehazo said, "like they say, until it rains don't…

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