access to water

Refugee settlements often last decades and are a home to thousands. Providing suitable and sustainable sanitation solutions is regarded as one of the essential components of promoting public health in these settlements. Within Kyaka II Refugee Settlement in Kyegegwa District, Oxfam has continued to...
Originally from Upari village, Maiwi sub-county in South Sudan, Mark fled South Sudan in 2014 when fighting broke out, and he settled in Kyangwali settlement, where one of the major challenges he and the refugee community faced was limited access to safe and clean water. He narrates his experience...
Veterino is a pump attendant at the motoraised water system plant in Imvepi settlement. Photo credit:Oxfam
The decision taken by Oxfam to sink motorized boreholes in refugee settlements has positively contributed to solving the challenge of clean water supply and creating jobs for the refugees and host community members. The project funded by European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid has...
Proper hand washing as demonstrated by students of Illi Primary School, Omugo refugee settlement. Photo: Oxfam
With funding from KfW, Oxfam is working in the refugee settlements of Rhino Camp and Omugo extension in West Nile to provide safe water access and improve sanitation and hygiene practices of South Sudanese refugees and the host communities. This includes the construction of water supply systems, as...
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