Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

The durability of the infrastructure should be informed by how long the camps tend to exist. My first result is a world bank[1] blog that says it's about 17 years. So a more automated system like plumbing would probably save resources over the long term, but who ever thinks about long term costs of infrastructure for refugees?

[1] https://blogs.worldbank.org/dev4peace/2019-update-how-long-d...




17 years is much longer than I would have expected. Long term thinking is a good point.




Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: