In this section you will find a selection of ongoing discussions related to sustainable sanitation in MENA region that take place in the SuSanA Discussion Forum. For more discussion threads related to the MENA region, please visist the SuSanA Discussion Forum and search for related countries.
Health & Hygiene,
The conceptual framework of under-nutrition
UNICEF recognized that FGM is not an African problem and acknowledged its existence in South East Asia and Iran
by muench (17.03.2016)
Impacts of female genital mutilation (FGM) on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) - and links to sanitation
Dry toilets for refugees in Lebanon
Exodus and Sanitation (migration of people from the Middle East to Europe)
Are urinals commonly used in Muslim countries? Do Muslim users like to use urinals?
Please help me with a global survey: how common are squatting toilets in your country?
Urine collection in emergency response: technologies available?
Attitudes & Behaviours
World Bank publication: Nudging and Habit Change for Open Defecation: New Tactics from Behavioral Science (March 2016)
Key documents for the sub-category on Behaviour change and user psychology issues
Markets, finance &
Innovations and Private Sector: Can They Solve the Sanitation Problem?
New book!! Sanitation, Wastewater Management and Sustainability: from Waste Disposal to Resource Recovery (UNEP and SEI)
Low cost alternatives to chlorinated wastewater for irrigation
Announcements & miscellaneous
SuSanA Regional Chapter MENA launched at 4th Arab Water Week!
Catastrophic and Miserable Water Situation in the Gaza Strip, Occupied Palestine
by hilmisalem (03.04.2016)
Possible discussion on waste pickers