Floods hit Uganda

Floods have again hit Uganda cutting off three districts in the remote Karamoja region in northeastern Uganda.
Two soldiers who were in the region on a disamament excecise have died as a result of the floods after they were swept away while trying to cross overflooded rivers.
The floods have also affected the districts of Tororo, Soroti and Nebbi.
Some schools in Tororo have been closed while in Nebbi district, 150 prisoners had to be relocated after their prison got submerged


Last year, unprecedented

Last year, unprecedented floods displaced 700,000 people in the east African nation.
According to the United Nations, at least 1.5 million people have been affected by floods in Africa since what have been described as the worst downpours in 30 years started sweeping the continent in August.

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