How the life-cycle costing approach can be applied in refugee camp situations. Findings from a pilot study in Ethiopia and Chad.
|Title||Analyzing the cost of water provision in UNHCR refugee camps|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Place Published||The Hague, The Netherlands|
After introducing the life-cycle costing approach, Ryan Schweitzer of Aguaconsult describes how it was applied in a pilot study in two UNHCR refugee camps in Ethiopia and Chad. He analyses cost drivers and gives examples of how the data from the study can be used, including the development of cost calculation tools. Presented at the IRC event on "Innovative approaches to WASH in emergency situations", 25 November 2015, in The Hague, The Netherlands.