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Assessment of Somali refugees’ wellbeing: The centrality of the human needs
There is a substantial body of literature on psychological wellbeing of refugees in psychology, especially in relation to refugee acculturation. However, very little research has been carried out on refugee wellbeing by ...
A study of thermal comfort and thermal preferences in the upland tropical climate of Uganda, Proceedings of 9th Windsor Conference: Making Comfort Relevant, Cumberland Lodge
Upland tropical climates, are often regarded as ‘benign’, but are of increasing concern, particularly with regard to thermal comfort in the context of climate change induced thermal comfort of university students in the ...
Stewards of the Natural Environmental Resources:
(Duquesne University, 2015-09)
The slogan often used to describe the scenic beauty of Uganda’s natural environment is ‘Gifted by Nature.’ Rightly so, Uganda is home to Lake Victoria and four other lakes, not to mention crater lakes. Of the 241,550 sq ...
Transitioning to modern energy for cooking
(Uganda Martyrs University, 2017-06-19)
The hazards associated with biomass combustion in the household for cooking are well documented. Much effort has concentrated on reducing biomass energy use through the promotion of improved stoves, and by displacing with ...
Rural (low income) housing: inspiring communities to shape their future: Paper presented at PLEA 2015 Conference
This paper details patterns of energy consumption for domestic buildings in urban areas of Uganda. The paper shows the range of energy sources employed by households, the level of consumption of energy, as well as common ...