Country or Countries Where Challenge Takes Place:
In 2010, approximately 3,000 families in Papua New Guinea were displaced by a new Liquid Natural Gas extraction operation installed by Exxon Mobil.
The extraction operation displaced four distinct tribes, each with their own unique culture and traditions. These four communities families are now living together in an open encampment just outside of Port Moresby, without access to clean water, sanitation, power, or adequate shelter.
Water, land, fertile soil, grasses, trees
Custom & Culture:
Displaced communities, custom, highland traditions, organization, elders
Site/property design/layout, water depth, gravity usage, technology implementation
From project contributors, crops, market exchange
Windmill, well drilling technology, piping/distribution, holding tanks, Satellite imagery, photography, video, storytelling
Currently negative health conditions, aiming for improved health conditions. Currently organized in a displaced persons community, relocating to a community managed property. Healing, cultural rebirth, sharing, stewardship