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Uganda Red Cross Society

First use of a drone by Red Cross in Africa highlights scale of humanitarian situation at Uganda's border with South Sudan

First use of a drone by Red Cross in Africa highlights scale of humanitarian situation at Uganda's border with South Sudan

Uganda Red Cross Society deployed the first Red Cross unmanned aerial vehicle – a drone – in Africa to monitor the situation at a vast refugee camp on the border with South Sudan.

Volunteers on the front lines in Uganda refugee camps

Volunteers on the front lines in Uganda refugee camps

With 700 South Sudanese crossing into Uganda daily, Red Cross volunteers are kept busy.

Joy as a refugee family is reunited in Uganda

Joy as a refugee family is reunited in Uganda

Using mobile technology to reconnect families separated by violence

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Contact details

Address:

Block 8, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road
Kampala

Postal Address:

P.O. Box 494
Kampala

Contact Information:

Tel: (256) (414) 258 701/(312 260 615)
Fax: (256) 414 258 184
Email: sgurcs@redcrossug.org
Web: http://www.redcrossug.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Uganda-Red-Cross-Society-117683891624272/

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • Out-going President: Mr Bishop TOM OKELLO
  • Chairman for the Central Governing Board: Mr Joseph OMILMOT
  • Vice-Chairman: Ms Betty OMONY
  • Secretary General: Mr Robert KWESIGA
  • Honorary Treasurer: Hon Stephen TASHOBYA
  • Director of Disaster Management: Mr Bob AKANKWASA
  • Director of Finance: Mr Ezen KAVUMA
  • Coordinator - Human Resource and Administration: Ms Orwin TUMUHIRWE
  • Ag. Manager Internal Audit: Mr Moses BAGARUKAYO
  • Ag. Manager, Program Monitoring , Evaluation & Research: Mr Alex MUGYISHA
  • Coordinator - Resource Mobilisation: Ms Evelyn BABUMBA MWASA
  • Coordinator Supply Chain Management / Logistics: Mr Naphtal BAGUMA
  • Coordinator - Youth / Organizational Development: Ms Florence AJOK ODOCHI
  • Coordinator - PR & Communication: Ms Irene NAKASIITA
  • Director Health & Social Services: Dr Thomas MALINGA
  • Legal Adviser: Mr Alex LUGANDA

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Uganda - Population Movement (MDRUG038)
Uganda - Operations update no.3
25 October 2016
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