Karamoja Floods

Torrential rains have triggered off mudslides and floods in Bugisu and Karamoja regions.

Karamojongs crossing flooded Napenenya river, Nabilatuk , in Nakapiripirit district

Earlier last week, about seven people died in a mud slide in Kaabong district. A similar incident occurred in Bududa again displacing more than hundreds. In karamoja, bridges have been washed away, making transport to karamoja very hard. Loperu Bridge is among them.

A woman fetching water from the flooded Napenenya bridge

Several districts in Karamoja have been affected by the rains. Nakapiripirit, Moroto, Napak, Kaabong and Abim districts are among them.

A cattle herder crosses with cattle and family through the floods

Environmental experts say, these torrential rains are bound to continue till close to the end of year

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