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Landslide in Uganda

Wednesday, 03 March 2010

Type of Event:
Landslide
Location of Event:
Uganda
Date of Charter Activation:
03/03/2010
Charter Requestor:
UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNDP
Project Management:
UNITAR/UNOSAT

Description of the event

Due to torrential rains, on Monday 1 March 2010, a landslide devastated the villages in Bududa district in eastern Uganda. Local markets were destroyed, roads blocked, and schools forced to close.