Bulambuli District was curved out of Sironko District in 2010. Part of the district falls within the Mount Elgon volcanics which are known for its environmental sensitivity. In 2010 landslides devastated the parts of Sisiyi and Buluganya killing 26 people. It is also said without confirmation that some four people were swept down by fast moving waters making the number of the dead 30. It should be noted that
landslides continue to manifest even up to recently.
The name of the humanitarian programme handled by Ummah Child Foundation (UCF) is emergency response to landslide disaster in Bulambuli district. The targeted attention was to restore harmony by mitigating the effects of the landslide disaster.