A document that identifies areas in Uganda that are prone to disasters, the extent of the hazard, the probability and frequency of occurrence and magnitude of their impacts has been launched, to boost the country’s preparedness and response to crises and shocks.
It was a double celebration for the youth as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Stanbic Bank Uganda unveiled a new facility to promote impact-driven entrepreneurship, foster innovation and leverage business solutions to address the youth unemployment challenge in Uganda.
Approximately 1.9 million people are likely to fall into poverty as a result of the first eight weeks of lockdown alone, according to a report that, among others, analyzed the socioeconomic impact of the lockdown measures imposed to control transmission of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Uganda
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda has donated three vehicles and 28 motorcycles, together worth USD 204,700 (about Shs 751,100,000), to the Government of Uganda to aid the development of Karamoja area especially the districts of Amudat, Moroto, Kabong and Kotido bordering West Pokot and Turkana of Kenya.
The initiative will empower vulnerable groups and those hardest hit in the informal trade sector such as women, youth and persons with disabilities by connecting them with potential buyers, provide employment and mitigate effects of COVID-19 on the economy.
A framework to address the socio-economic needs of refugees and host communities, tackle environmental challenges and promote investment, has been launched.
In response to the United Nations Secretary-General's call for the need to assess the socioeconomic impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) guided by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its central thrust to ‘Leave No One Behind’ (LNOB), the United Nations Country Team in Uganda undertook a comprehensive study on the socioeconomic impact of the pandemic.

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