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UNAID TASK UGANDA TO PROVIDE SUSTAINABLE PLAN TO ENSURE FOOD SECURITY IN KARAMOJA

The government has been urged to get a sustainable plan to provide food aid to the people in Karamoja rather than waiting for help from NGOs.



The request was made by the National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks in Uganda at the launch of food distribution in Karamoja.
 Karamoja is one of the areas that has been suffering from food shortages due to drought and climate change in the region, and several agencies, political parties, individuals as well as the government have been seen helping them in various ways. However, due to the famine situation it is said that the food taken there is often obtained by people with knowledge as it is a struggle in this situation young children as well as the elderly are severely affected which does not exclude those with HIV Stella Kentus.

The National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks in Uganda today launched a food aid program for the people of Karamoja, which will be delivered to the people by UNAIDS and IRELAND in Uganda.

 Sarah Nakku from UNAIDS said they have done this to encourage patients to take their medicines without excusing themselves for lack of food. Sarah Nakku.
Hope Murungi from the AIDS commission said the food shortage problem is caused by climate change and the government should come out and create a sustainable solution to ensure that these people have enough food

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