An update from Dr. Quicksall:
In Uganda the settlements (not camps) are integrated with nationals. They are also very rural and spread out. Therefore villages or towns spring up like this one.
Graduate students at the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering and Andrew Quicksall, the J. Lindsay Embrey Trustee Assistant Professor at the Lyle School, are traveling to Africa in fall 2011 as part of a new water quality research program in refugee camps. The group is bringing back water samples for analysis in SMU labs, where undergraduate and graduate students are searching for elevated levels of contaminants that can cause health problems.Read more from Engineers in Africa →