The Imapct of poor management of excess storm water on housing in Kampala Capital City
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The purpose of this study is to explore the ways in which the poorly managed excess storm water affects the housing conditions in Nalukolongo zone, Lubaga division, Kampala capital city. The study seeks to answer the research questions; which areas are prone to excess storm water in Nalukolongo? What are the means by which storm water is managed in Nalukolongo? What is the impact of excess storm water on housing? And then suggest possible solutions/ recommendations to those impacts on housing in Nalukolongo zone. The research is engulfed in five chapters and each chapter details a specific theme based on the research objectives. The chapters stand on their own though intertwined to give a chronological flow of the research findings, recommendations as well as conclusion In chapter one, it explains the general introduction for the research study containing the topic of study, study objectives, research questions, scope of the study, statement of the problem, significance of the study and justification of the study. In chapter two, it explains the existing literature written by different scholars prior the research study on different aspects related to the objectives of study in line with different objectives. Chapter three outlined and justified the research methodology implemented in this research study and its validity. Because of the nature of the research, the author opted for the qualitative strategy, bound by interpretivist approach. The key research tools were questionnaire, supplemented by interviews with severe groups of participants; Community members (general and specific), Government officials (technical and politician), Others (NGO’s and institutions). The participants are carefully targeted and recruited through stratified sampling technique. The results will be analyzed manually, due to the small sample of participants. In chapter four, it shows the findings obtained from the study after the various field visits, conversations with the concerned stake holders and table work to analyze data to come up with the representative data that is ought to be useful to all who will come across this research. In chapter five, it is about the recommendations made to the different stakeholders regarding poor management of excess storm water and its effects on housing in Nalukolongo such as the central government(Ugandan government), Urban authorities(KCCA and Lubaga division) and the entire community so as the problem is managed. And then conclusion of the research study.