72 primary school children displaced by Bududa landslides are at the verge of missing their Primary Leaving Examinations because of lack of examination space.
The victims, who are former pupils of Nametsi primary school, have been displaced from their temporal learning center in Bulucheke camp. On Thursday, Save the Children started dismantling the tents that the pupils have been using as their classrooms.
The tents are to be taken to Kiryandongo where the landslide victims are being relocated.
Mike Maikil, a teacher at Bulucheke center explains that the candidates have no classrooms to sit their final exams after the temporal structures were dismantled.
Maikil says that the children are also faced with another challenge of feeding on their own after they were left behind by their parents who have relocated to Kiryandongo.
He says the parents left the children at the camp to sit for the examinations then later join them in Masindi.
Maikil says the move has forced several children to go back to Nametsi the scene of the landslide to stay with their relatives.
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James Waniaya a camp leader says the victims are surviving on handouts from other displaced people in the camp. Waniaye explains that victims sleep alone in the tents where their parents formerly lived.
Kevin Nabutwa the Eastern Regional Red Cross Program Officer says that the tents were removed by UNICEF because the displaced are to be relocated from the camp. She explains that primary seven pupils have been relocated to Bumalwe Primary School.