The Law on Social Security Safety nets and its effect on Managing natural disasters in Uganda by Paul Mukiibi

This study examined the law governing social security in Uganda and its effect in managing natural disasters. The study was desktop research that relied entirely on the documentary review method. The purpose of this study was to examine the legal framework for social security in Uganda in the face of the challenges of natural disasters such as the Covid-19. The study found that the State lacks the law to effectively support the citizenry and to manage pandemics but relies more on ad hoc administrative measures, devoid of legal backing. The study further found that the State lacks serious social security safety nets to support the vulnerable sector of the population during such pandemics and instead resorts to donations from private benefactors.

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