Consultancy Services for Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design and Construction Supervision of Solar Powered Piped Water Supply Systems and Sanitation Facilities in Refugee Settlements and Host Districts in West Nile and in Kiryandongo District
It is the largest refugee hosting country in Africa and one of the top five in the world. According to the United Nations High Commissioner (UNHCR)/OPM data, by 31st March 2019, Uganda was host to 1,239,912 refugees, which is a 3% reduction from the October 2017 status. The majority of which were from South Sudan (65.2%) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (26.8%) and the rest from Burundi (3.1%), Somalia (2.3%), Rwanda (1.2%), Eritrea (0.9%), Sudan (0.2%), Ethiopia (0.2%) and others (0.1%). As of March 31st 2019, 65% of the refugees were settled in the 6 selected project areas of Yumbe, Adjumani, Arua, Moyo, Kiryandongo and Lamwo, which are among the most remote and least developed districts in the country besides hosting a large number of refugees.