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Are you a teacher and looking for training materials?

Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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Muspratt, A., Miller, A. (2018)

Mechanical Dewatering for Fecal Sludge Treatment Applications Process & Technology Review

When properly designed and sized, WSPs deliver high quality effluent at marginal running costs. Their minimal maintenance requirements make them relatively hard to break – the textbook example of “appropriate technology”.
The simplicity and elegance of natural treatments systems will always have a special place in the hearts of many sanitation engineers but their large footprint has made …

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Oscar Veses, Brabara Evans, Susanne Bieker (2018)

Promotion of SFDs: Review of Phase 1 Report

This document represents a review report of the experience gained from producing SFDs from GIZ, WEDC, UoL, CSE and Eawag under the of the Phase I of the “Promotion of Shit Flow Diagrams” project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
This report results from collating inputs from all partners on the use of the manual for SFD production, the SFD calculation tool, key learning points …

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Raab, D. (2017)

Analysis of exposure pathways and measures to mitigate the emanating risk of sanitation options in coastal areas of islands in the south pacific

Rural coastal areas of islands in the South Pacific are often characterized by shallow groundwater and are prone to floods. The prevalent pit-based sanitation (i.e. ‘bush’, Dry, and Pour-Flush Toilets) may cause microbiological and chemical groundwater contamination. Floods involve the risk of spreading pathogens in the environment and may cause toilets to be inoperable. Composting Toilets …

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Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management (2017)

Wastewater Treatment and Energy Production in Southern Syria

The setting is in a small village in southern Syria where approximately 300 houses exist with an average of 5
inhabitants living in each one. The villagers produce some of the products they need by practicing agriculture in
lands adjacent to their houses. Some larger scale agricultural activities are being practiced. The products are sold in a vegetable market in the village. Water is supplied …

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Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management (2017)

WASH in Informal Tented Settlements: Seeking Solutions in Restrictive Contexts, Bekaa Valley in Lebanon

Approximately 360,000 Syrian refugees have found shelter in some 5,000 informal tented settlements in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley resulting from the refugee crisis in Syria.
Seven years into the Syria crisis, the context has changed from emergency to a transitional stabilization phase.
Many humanitarian agencies have provided WASH services to the refugees, however a significant share of the …

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Bhantari, B., Nechita, C., Membrano, C. (2017)

Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management in Arisha Camp, Syria

The project focuses on a IDPs camp in North-East Syria. The camp hosts approximately 7000 people and is located at a 15km distance from Hasaka city. The average staying time for the IDPs is about 2 months and the camp management falls under the responsibility of IRD, supported by the UNHCR.
9 other INGOs (Save the Children, NRC, MSF, IRC and others) and 5 NGOs are supporting the camp. The …

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Alsaleh, T., Pajak, J. (2017)

Decentralized Multi - stage Household L evel Waste Water and Solid Waste Management Approach, Southern Syria

The sanitation situation in Southern Syria is particularly affected by the protracted conflict, which resulted in increased damage to infrastructure and an alarming reduction in essential services at both the community and governorate levels. As a result, several systems have ceased to operate because of damage or stolen equipment
and the incapacity of the communities to carry out repairs and …

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GIZ (2018)

Best Practices on Solid Waste Management in India
English and Hindi Versions - SNUSP II

Case study tutorials under the Swachh Bharat Mission of the Government of India.

The Kochi module reflects the best practices on source segregation of waste as exemplified by the Kochi Municipal Corporation. The case study shows how source segregation, composting, stringent legal system coupled with multi-stakeholder participation leads to effective waste managemnet in urban places which are …

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Eawag-Sandec (2018)

SFD Report - Tikapur, Nepal

Tikapur is a municipality of over 60,000 inhabitants (56,136, 2011 census), located on the right bank of the Karnali river in the Terai district of Kailali, far western region. It is a “new town” and was founded about 50 years ago and is composed of four main different socio-economic settings. There is a well-planned core-urban area in Ward 9, which is based on a master plan prepared in 1972, …

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 (2017)

Promoting WASH Market Based Approaches in Zimbabwe

Oxfam Fighting Cholera and Typhoid through, WASH Market Based Approaches.

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GIZ (2017)

PTM Process Overview

The “Support to the National Urban Sanitation Policy II (SNUSP II)” Programme implemented by GIZ supported the Indian Ministry in achieving the targets of the National Urban Sanitation Policy during 2014-2017. We have integrated the Public Toilet Management (PTM) Process including the most important focal areas for each process step and tools in the SuSanA website for our Community of …

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GIZ (2018)

Upscaling Sanitation - Instruments and Initiatives Across India
The Road to 100% City Sanitation - SNUSP II

This impact brochure introduces the reader to the main objectives and interventions of the GIZ project "Support to the National Urban Sanitation Policy (SNUSP) II " and highlights hands-on experiences from the ground. SNUSP II supported the states in preparing strategies, roadmap and framework for quality implementation. The project also supported cities to strengthen its capacities in planning …

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GIZ (2018)

Waste to Energy Plant in Nashik Movie
SNUSP II

Like many cities in India, the city of Nashik is also struggling with citywide Solid Waste and Wastewater management. Therefore, there is an urgent need for an integrated approach to solid waste and wastewater management on the one hand and control of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions on the other hand. The Waste to Energy Project in Nashik is one such solution through co-processing of septage …

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Swachha Andhra Corporation (SAC (2016)

Guidelines for Public and Community Toilets Management
By Cities in Andrah Pradesh - SNUSP II

Elimination of open defecation is one of the key components of the Swachh Andhra Mission. In order to achieve open defecation free towns, ensuring adequacy through construction of toilets –individual, community and public toilets and effective operations and maintenance is the strategic approach which the scheme emphasizes. Individual Household Toilet (IHHT) is a major component of the SBM. …

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Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (2016)

Lack of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and its effects on nutrition

Video of Generation Nutrition about the link between WASH and Nutrition

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Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (2014)

Chuck Henry: Earth Auger: Urine diverting dry toilet (Critical Practices LLC, Ecuador), Part 2

The goal of this project was to develop several prototypes of a mechanised, pedal-operated, low-cost, easy-to-use, odourless urine-diverting dry toilet (UDDT).

Chuck was interviewed by Elisabeth von Muench on 22 March 2014 at Taj Palace Hotel in Delhi, India. Filmed by Arno Rosemarin (SEI).

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Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (2014)

Alison Parker: Nano Membrane Toilet, demonstration of exhibit (Cranfield Uni, UK) , Part 2

Alison Parker and her team at Cranfield University has been challenged to "Reinvent the Toilet". They propose a solution that uses membranes and electro-spray technologies to treat human waste on-site without external energy or water. The university received $810,000 funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in August 2012 to produce a prototype in the UK by the end of November 2013 (in …

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Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (2014)

Bincy Baby: eToilet Imperial Model (Eram Scientific, India) - demonstration of exhibits, Part 2

Eram developed India's first electronic public toilet, the 'eToilet', with unique automated features to maximize user experience (e.g. payment mechanism, doors, washing mechanisms). In this project, Eram proposes to refine the eToilet by minimizing water requirements, improving sterilization mechanisms, and reducing necessary power consumption. The final eToilet will be a completely standalone …

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Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (2017)

A Guideline to Organise SuSanA Thematic Discussion Series

This guideline will assist SuSanA partners and all other organisations that are interested in organising a thematic discussion on the SuSanA Forum during the planning process. It provides helpful background information and recommendations on what to keep in mind to organise a successful thematic discussion. The guidelines have been developed based on feedback and recommendations received from …

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Dirk Walther (2017)

Waste to Energy Plant in Nashik Brochure - SNUSP II

Like many cities in India, the city of Nashik is also struggling with citywide Solid Waste and Wastewater management. Therefore, there is an urgent need for an integrated approach to solid waste and wastewater management on the one hand and control of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions on the other hand. The Waste to Energy Project in Nashik is one such solution through co-processing of septage …

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UNICEF (2016)

Nutrition - WASH Toolkit
Guide for Practical Joint Actions

Undernutrition is a major cause of disease and death, affecting billions of people worldwide, especially women and children in impoverished communities. In the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region, despite economic growth, and achievements in health and nutrition indicators, maternal and child malnutrition rates and burden remain high. Almost 28 million children are stunted in the EAP region, with …

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Nitya Jacob (2018)

From missing market incentives to misaligned incentives. What is choking India’s rural sanitation progress?
Synthesis Document - SuSanA India Chapter thematic online discussion

Under the umbrella of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, the India Sanitation Coalition in partnership with Population Services International (PSI) and SuSanA, held a four-week thematic discussion on India's national rural sanitation programme, the Swachh Bharat Mission‐Gramin (SBM‐G).

Starting point for the discussion were findings from a PSI policy landscape study that reviewed existing …

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Global WASH Cluster (2016)

Cash and Markets In The WASH Sector
A global WASH Cluster position paper

Market based programming is increasingly heralded as having a critical place in the future of humanitarian programming. The proposed benefits of working through existing market systems include improvements to speed, efficiency and effectiveness of programming and increased beneficiary dignity and choice. Advocates for market based approaches claim that, where feasible, they promote economic …

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WaCCliM (2017)

ECAM 2.0: A tool to transition towards carbon neutrality in the water sector

The Energy Performance and Carbon Emissions Assessment and Monitoring (ECAM) tool is a free web-based tool that is designed for assessing the carbon emissions that utilities can control within the urban water cycle and prepare these utilities for future reporting needs on climate mitigation.
ECAM follows a tiered approach with an increasing level of detail from Tier A to Tier B. Tier A can be …

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Salian, P., Kibuuka A., Niwagaba, C. (2017)

Lessons Learnt Report

GIZ-RUWASS program is supporting the improvement of the Ugandan water and sanitation sector through various projects. Amongst these projects is the USAID and GIZ co-funded project 'Capacity development of Town Councils to design and implement integrated and sustainable town sanitation plans'. The objective of the project is to make use of Town Sanitation Plans as a basis for planning and …

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