19 July 2012

Uganda: Landslides Hit Mbale, Over 50 Homesteads Affected

A total of 58 homesteads have been affected following landslides that hit Mbale district Thursday afternoon.

The most affected villages include Bunakamuli A, Bunakamuli B, Busoba, and Bunamondi all in Wanale Sub County which is about 28 kilometers from Mbale town in the eastern part of Uganda.

No causalities so far reported and local leaders are appealing for aid to evacuate the affected people.

This comes barely two weeks after the Bulucheke mudslides buried houses and killed people in Bududa district.

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