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Beukes, L., Naidoo,D. (2015)

Understanding and addressing the exposure of workers, the public and the environment to pathogens during pit emptying
Water Research Commission Project 2134

On-site sanitation is a desirable option in many contexts and various on-site technologies have been rolled out in South Africa, as well as other countries, as a basic standard of adequate sanitation. Most on-site sanitation
systems accumulate sludge in a collection chamber which eventually becomes full and needs to be
emptied; the system can then be recommissioned for another cycle of use. If, …

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Lerebours, A. (2016)

Governance of Water and Sanitation
As applied to humanitarian and development projects

This manual sets out to summarise Action contre la Faim’s experience of water and sanitation governance, aided by invaluable contributions from a steering committee of governance experts. It was funded by the Action contre la Faim research foundation.

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Ministry of Regional Development and Construction, et.al (2016)

Code of Practice on construction and operation of ecosan toilets and constructed wetlands
Towards improved - sustainable - sanitation for rural women, men and children

National technical standards on ecosan toilets and constructed wetlands initiated by WECF for the Republic of Moldova.

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Ministry of Urban Development (Government of India) (2014)

National Urban Sanitation Policy

This publication summarizes the background, vision and sanitation policy issues in India that are adressed with the National Urban Sanitation Policy by the Ministry of Urban Development. It also provides draft frameworks, e.g. for City Sanitation Plans or developing state sanitation strategies.

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ISF-UTS, SNV (2016)

Exploring legal and policy aspects of urban sanitation and hygiene

During 2012-2014, SNV did four country reviews of legal arrangements for urban sanitation and hygiene in Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Indonesia. Based on these experiences, this guide was developed to provide support and guidance for WASH practitioners undertaking a scan of legal arrangements to inform the design (use of frameworks and tools) and delivery (advocacy for improvements) of urban …

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Ekane, N. et al. (2016)

Comparative assessment of sanitation and hygiene policies and institutional frameworks in Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania

Policies are considered critical for creating an enabling environment for improving access to sanitation and hygiene services. There are, however, certain requirements that policies must meet for them to be coherent and supportive. This paper presents a comparative assessment of the sanitation policy and institutional frameworks in Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania based on a …

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Rognerud, I., Fonseca, C. (2016)

Government investment in sanitation
2016 state of play

In May 2015, African leaders committed to budget allocations amounting to 0.5% of their countries’ respective Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to sanitation and hygiene by 2020. Specifically, this commitment was part of the Ngor Declaration adopted at the fourth African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene (AfricaSan) by ministers responsible for sanitation and hygiene.1 This brief explores the …

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ESCAP, UN-Habitat, AIT (2015)

Policy guidance manual on wastewater management with a special emphasis on decentralized wastewater treatment systems

The Policy Guidance Manual on Wastewater Management with a special emphasis on Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) highlights adequate policy and sustainable practices from the South-East Asia (SEA) region and worldwide. The primary objectives of the Policy Guidance Manual on DEWATS for SEA are three-fold:

(a) to guide national and local policy-makers and experts of SEA in …

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Oxfam (2016)

Septage Management Leader’s Guidebook
Philippines Edition

The Septage Management Leader’s Guidebook, is a product of Oxfam through their program to improve sanitation in the super typhoon Haiyan devastation area of the central Philippines. The Manual presents a step-by-step strategy for scaling up septage management services more widely. The “Quick Start Guide” and the tools and checklists at the beginning of each step are designed to make the …

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WSTF (2015)

Key documents to implement UBSUP

This library entry contains key documents involved in the implementation of the UBSUP programme, from the social marketing for improved toilet at household level to the construction and operation of the sanitation infrastructures (toilet and Decentralised Treatment Facility). Note that more documents are available on the SafiSan toolkit located in the WSTF website, see link below.

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Reynaud, N. (2015)

Operation of Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) under tropical field conditions

Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) such as disseminated by the Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA) are increasingly being recognized by decision makers across the world as an option for service delivery in densely populated low-income areas. However, little practical experience has been gathered methodologically on basic engineering and performance …

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BORDA (2015)

BORDA Symposium - Integrated Management of Used Water and Sanitation
10 and 11 November 2015 in Bremen, Germany

The symposium responded to needs of action as identified during 2015’s World Water Forum 7 in South-Korea and 2015’s World Water Week in Stockholm. By linking actual experiences from implementation with innovative concepts of urban development, the symposium aimed

▶▶ to generate an input to the realization of respective SDGs and to the HABITAT III process (Quito/Ecuador, October 2016) …

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