Nabilatuk district in Karamoja sub region has registered the death of 226 people as a result of hunger in a period of five months.
John Longolio, the town clerk Nabilatuk town council says all the 226 people died in Nabilatuk town council from March to July this year.
He said the most affected areas in the town council include Naupala, Central ward, Arengesiep ward, Lolet ward and Natopojo ward.
Longolio noted that 41 people died in Naupala ward, 61 died in Central ward, 78 died in Arengesiep ward, 31 died in Lolet ward and 15 died in Natopojo ward bringing to the total number to 226 people dead.
He explained that the figures were generated by the village/wards chairpersons.
“We are appealing for immediate intervention to address the situation,” he said.
Timothy Lokut, LC1 secretary for defense in Natopojo ward says many people are likely to die adding that the situation is really bad.