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Byline: Eddie Ssejjoba
At least 10 districts in eastern and western Uganda have been hit by floods. The Government estimates that the damage to crops, roads and schools is in billions of shillings and might eat deep into the national coffers.
In addition, affected districts are likely to experience severe food shortage, followed by long dry spell.
The minister of state for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, Musa Ecweru, on Thursday said 10 districts were facing serious problems due to the 'above normal' rains that had washed away bridges, roads and flooded gardens which resulted in food crops rotting.
He said in Amuria Katakwi, Bukedea, …