UNICEF Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report - January - June 2020

Situation overview and humanitarian needs

coronavirus, COVID-19, stay at home, protection, education, learning at home, hygiene, handwashing with soap and water
UNICEF Uganda/2020/Abdul


  • Uganda confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on 21 March 2020. As of 29 June, Uganda had a cumulative total of 899 COVID-19 cases, including 819 recoveries and zero deaths.
  • Uganda is home to over 1.4 million refugees and asylum seekers as of June 2020, of which 59 per cent are children. By the end of the reporting period, 21,213 new refugees had arrived in Uganda, which represents 34 per cent of the expected refugee influx for 2020.
  • During the reporting period, flooding displaced 24,335 people and affected an additional 176,620 people through the destruction of homes, crops, infrastructure, and the disruption of livelihood activities.
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