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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
Telex: (0988) 62118 redcrosug
Telegram: UGACROSS KAMPALA
Email: sgurcs@redcrossug.org
Web: http://www.redcrossug.org

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Rt. Bishpop Tom OKELLO
  • Chairman: 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: Ms Janet Martha ODOKI
  • Director Human Resource and Administration: Ms Orwin TUMUHIRWE
  • Director of Internal Audit: Mr Moses BAGARUKAYO
  • Director of Logistics: Mr Naphtal BAGUMA
  • Director of Youth Development: Mr Alex ONZIMA
  • Assistant Director Communication: Ms Irene NAKASIITA
  • Assistant Director Youth and Volunteer Management : Mr Joseph OKALEBO
  • Head of Department, Health and Care: Mr Grace KYAGABA
  • Legal Adviser: Mr Alex LUGANDA

Latest appeals

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Uganda - Operations Update No. 4
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Uganda - Population Movement (MDRUG038)
Uganda - Operations update no.3
25 October 2016
Uganda - Population Movement (MDRUG038)
Uganda - Donor Response
30 September 2016
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28 September 2016
Uganda - Population Movement (MDRUG038)
Uganda - Operations Update No.2

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