Case study of Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement is situated in North West Uganda. It covers an area of approximately 250 square kilometers, hosting around 270,000 South Sudanese refugees as of late 2017, making it the largest settlement of its kind in the world.
Since 2016, IOM, together with OXFAM and NRC, has been implementing the ECHO-funded Global Solar and Water Initiative [GLOSWI]. Part of the project objective was to assist WASH stakeholders to improve cost efficiency and sustainability of water schemes through adoption of solar photovoltaic solutions.