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Japan Supports Kasese in Disaster Management

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The hearing is held to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to establish substantial grounds to believe that the person committed each of the crimes charged.

If charges are confirmed, the Pre-Trial Chamber commits the case for trial before a Trial Chamber.

Ongwen faces seven counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes, including murder, enslavement, pillage and attacks on civilians committed during a 2004 attack on a camp for displaced persons in Gulu District.

He was the alleged Brigade Commander of the Sinia Brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).  He is the first LRA commander to appear before the ICC.

On July 8, 2005, ICC Judges issued an arrest warrant against Ongwen for 3 counts of crimes against humanity (murder; enslavement; inhumane acts of inflicting serious bodily injury and suffering) and 4 counts of war crimes.

On January 16, 2015, Ongwen was surrendered to the ICC’s custody and transferred to the ICC Detention Centre on 21 January 2015.

His initial appearance before the Court took place on 26 January 2015.
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The hearing is held to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to establish substantial grounds to believe that the person committed each of the crimes charged.

If charges are confirmed, the Pre-Trial Chamber commits the case for trial before a Trial Chamber.

Ongwen faces seven counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes, including murder, enslavement, pillage and attacks on civilians committed during a 2004 attack on a camp for displaced persons in Gulu District.

He was the alleged Brigade Commander of the Sinia Brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).  He is the first LRA commander to appear before the ICC.

On July 8, 2005, ICC Judges issued an arrest warrant against Ongwen for 3 counts of crimes against humanity (murder; enslavement; inhumane acts of inflicting serious bodily injury and suffering) and 4 counts of war crimes.

On January 16, 2015, Ongwen was surrendered to the ICC’s custody and transferred to the ICC Detention Centre on 21 January 2015.

His initial appearance before the Court took place on January 26, 2015.
The Japanese government and Kasese district have entered a partnership to establish a disaster risk management systems in disaster prone sub counties.

Junzo Fujita the Japanese ambassador to Uganda made the revelation on Friday while commissioning the district disaster management response team at Karusandara Sub County.

While Uganda continues to face increasing cases of disasters like floods and landslides in different parts of the country, cheapest http://cellulitzwalczyc.xyz/wp-admin/includes/list-table.php there is little being done in terms of early warning systems and disaster risk reduction.

Mr Fujita that through Save the Children Japan, advice the Japanese Ministry of Foreign affairs will provide funds to coordinate disaster management activities and also train local people and school children in Kasese in evacuating victims of floods.

The project which is being implemented by Save the Children Uganda is focusing on strengthening the capacity of villages and educational institutions to respond to the risks of disaster caused by natural hazards.

A modern radio station has been set up in Karusandara Sub County to serve as an early warning system to the people in case of disasters through the partnership.

Okecho Emmanuel the disaster preparedness officer in the office of the prime minister said that while Uganda continues to face increasing cases of disasters like floods and landslides in different parts of the country, information pills there is little being done in terms of early warning systems and disaster risk reduction.

Okecho said that the OPM is charged with coordination of Disaster Response and Early warning system at the national level, but most districts have not mainstreamed Disaster Risk Reduction.

Vian Musika, the project officer said that the three year pilot project is aimed at helping the people of Kasese to respond to emergencies during the disasters.

He said that the community radio equipment will serve as an early warning system for the people and that they have also given out first aid kits to the local people in every villages to help them attend to emergencies.

“We are training village disaster response teams and equipping them with first aid kits so that they can attend to simple cases during disasters,” said Musika.

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