UNHCR & PARTNERS CONVENE MEETING WITH BUSINESS OPERATORS TO DISCUSS COVID IN KYANGWALI

BY Muhumuza Derick, News reporter Kyangwali News


Mr. Mathew from UNHCR, the Assistant Settlement Commandant, the Refugee Welfare Council III (RWC III) and other humanitarian agencies called an emergency meeting targeting business operators and owners in the camp particularly those in Kasonga Trading Centre yesterday at Kasonga Primary School compound to discuss issues related to covid-19 due to an increase in the number of cases in Kyangwali specifically. A Medical Team International (MTI) staff commented on the number of samples taken and confirmed that Kyangwali refugee camp has registered more than 19 cases both staffs and refugees as as of August 23. We confirmed this information with results Uganda's from the ministry of health.

'The main focus of this meeting was to create awareness and encourage people to take the presidential measures as a serious matter," said Mr. Mathew. It was also an opportunity to give updates on what they are planning say; updates on mask distribution in the camp and other concerns.

Also business operators and the community leaders were given a chance to address their concerns and raise questions on what they think should be done and taken under consideration.

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