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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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 (2017)

Group Washing Facility - WASHaLOT 3.0

Handwashing with soap is the single most effective way to prevent infectious diseases. Regular handwashing, specifically after using the toilet and before eating should be part of a daily routine in everyone’s life. Schools, kindergardens, day care centers, hospitals, bus-stations, canteens are public places, where handwashing should be made possible for many people at the same time.

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SFD Promotion Initiative (2017)

SFD Manual (Version 2.0)
Volume 1 and 2

An excreta flow diagram (also often described as shit flow diagram, SFD) presents a clear picture of the outcome arising from wastewater and faecal sludge management practices and services in a city or town. This is expressed in terms of the percentage of the population. An accompanying report describes the service delivery context of the city or town.

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Jacob, N., von Falkenhausen, A., Bauer, M. (2017)

Corporate Engagement in Sanitation
Synthesis Document - SuSanA Indian Chapter online discussion

Under the umbrella of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, the India Sanitation Coalition in partnership with SuSanA, held a four-week thematic discussion on exploring opportunities and challenges of corporate engagement in sanitation. This synthesis is a summary of all topics discussed in the forum about corporate engagement.
The discussion not only focussed on corporate engage-ment via Corporate Social …

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SuSanA (2017)

Contribution of sustainable sanitation to the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development
SuSanA Vision Document 2017

The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) was formed in 2007 with the aim of promoting and lobbying for sustainability in sanitation in the context of the Millennium Development Goals. Over the last 10 years SuSanA has made a significant contribution to sector development, with sector actors now focussing increasingly on the sustainability of sanitation services in a variety of ways. …

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Dodos, J. (2017)

WASH’ Nutrition (English/French)
A practical guidebook on increasing nutritional impact through integration of WASH and Nutrition programmes

The guidebook on how to increase nutritional impact through integration of WASH and Nutrition programmes is an operational guidebook which demonstrates the importance of both supplementing nutrition programmes with WASH activities and adapting WASH interventions to include nutritional considerations i.e. making them more nutrition-sensitive and impactful on nutrition. It has been developed to …

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Nath, V., Bauer, M. (2017)

FSSM matters: Looking Forward
Ushering A New Era in Sanitation Value Chain Management in Rajasthan

Output document of the India Sanitation Coalition Insights event in Jaipur to discuss whether it is time to consider Fecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) as an effective and long-term solution in the sanitation value chain.

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Abstracts of Presentations
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

Below you find the abstracts of all presentations held in …

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 1, Track 3: Industry
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

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Fernandez-Martinez, L., et al. (2017)

Predicting the impact of sanitation investment projects on the Sanitation Service Chain (SSC), using excreta flow diagrams (SFDs)

Onsite sanitation systems are the predominant sanitation option worldwide (Medland et al., 2015). High population density in cities in low-middle income countries means that faecal sludge (FS) from onsite systems cannot be managed safely onsite. This creates a need for safe management of the FS through the sanitation service chain (SSC) (Hawkins et al. 2013). The movement of FS and wastewater …

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GIZ (2017)

Sustainable Sanitation Newsletter 2017 (in English and French)
Issue no. 50, February 2017

Archived newsletters of the regular electronic news bulletin from the sustainable sanitation projects. These newsletters were sent to subscribed members involved in initiatives and projects in the field of sanitation. Discusses news, publications, books, studies, conferences, online information, and events

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Saxena, S., Nath, V., Shahpuri, A., Bauer, M. (2017)

Corporates in Sanitation - The value proposition
White Paper

Content
- Background
- Why Sanitation
- Defined Forms of Engagement
- Investing Strategically into Sanitation
- The Role of the India Sanitation Coalition

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 1, Track 1: Research
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 2, Track 2: Case Studies
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 2, Track 1: Research
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 2, Track 3: Industry
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

Find below in chronological order the presentations held …

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 1, Track 2: Case Studies
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

Below you find the presentations held in track 2: Case …

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 3, Track 3: Industry
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

Below you find the presentations held in track 3: Industry …

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 3, Track 1: Research
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

Find below in chronological order the presentations held …

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Various authors (2017)

FSM4 Conference - Day 3, Track 2: Case Studies
Chennai, India

FSM4 was held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the State Government has recently initiated measures to address FSM with regard to policy, regulatory changes, innovative solutions, and pilots. FSM4 focused on innovative and practical solutions that can be scaled up, including three tracks: research, case studies, and industry & exhibition.

Find below in chronological order the presentations held …

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Tilley, E., et al. (2017)

Arabic Compendium of Sanitation Systems
نُظموتقنياتالصرفالصحي

This is the Arabic version of the Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies. The Compendium gives a systematic overview on different sanitation systems and technologies and describes a wide range of available low-cost sanitation technologies.

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Shepard, J., Stevens, C., Mikhael, G. (2017)

The world can’t wait for sewers
Advancing container-based sanitation businesses as a viable answer to the global sanitation crisis

One in three people on earth — around 2.5 billion — lack decent sanitation. As the world’s population continues to urbanize at rapid pace, outstripping infrastructure and municipal capabilities, it’s a crisis that looms especially large over cities. With populations in informal settlements (“slums”) expected to double to two billion by 2030, these dense urban communities pose one of …

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UNESCO (2017)

WASTEWATER
The Untapped Ressource

The 2017 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR) explores the issue of wastewater and its potential as a sustainable resource. However, the findings show how much work has to be done: “Worldwide, the vast majority of wastewater is neither collected nor treated. Furthermore, wastewater collection per se is not synonymous with wastewater treatment. In many cases, …

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Blackett, I. and Hawkins, P. (2017)

FSM Innovation Case Studies
Case Studies on the Business, Policy and Technology of Faecal Sludge Management (second edition)

Worldwide, 2.7 billion people rely on onsite sanitation and more than 4.5 billion people do not have access to safely managed sanitation services. Yet, in many places there is still no management system in place to deal with the faecal sludge (e.g. septage and pit latrine sludge) from such systems. This results in the faecal waste often being dumped directly into the immediate residential …

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O’Reilly, K. et al. (2017)

Understanding Gendered Sanitation Vulnerabilities: A Study in Uttar Pradesh
Report

This report is the outcome of a study which aimed at understanding rural women and girls' age-specific experiences of using and accessing sanitation. The study focussed on the accessibility of latrines and the conditions of sanitation experienced across age, religion, caste, etc. The study objectives were informed by research indicating that women and girls have unique needs, and that these needs …

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