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Dubois, A. (2017)

Up-scaling Basic Sanitation for the Urban Poor (UBSUP) in Kenya

This case study describes the Upscaling Basic Sanitation for the Urban Poor (UBSUP) programme, which is a country-wide up-scaling intervention aimed at providing access to basic household sanitation in urban low income areas of Kenya. UBSUP is anchored at the Water Sector Trust Fund with technical support from GIZ and funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the German Government …

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Various Authors (2017)

Fostering WaSH marketing exchange systems in informal Melanesian settlements

Multiple papers.
1. Research Brief: Melanesian WaSH policy environments to foster inclusive WaSH marketing exchanges
2. Policy Brief: Melanesian WaSH policy environments to foster inclusive WaSH marketing exchanges
3. Programmer’s Brief: Building on existing marketing exchanges in Melanesian informal settlements to improve WaSH Research
4. Programmer’s Brief: Using participatory …

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Hall, N., Barbosa, M.C., Currie, D., Dean, A.J., Head, B., Hill, P.S., Naylor, S., Reid, S., Selvey, L., and Willis, J. (2017)

Water, sanitation and hygiene in remote Indigenous Australia
A scan of priorities

This discussion paper presents a scan of the current status of water, sanitation, and hygiene services and challenges in remote Australian Indigenous communities. It was conducted to make explicit the challenges requiring attention and to propose questions to stimulate discussion as to how various stakeholders can respond to these challenges. it was guided by examples of initiatives that have …

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Kampala Capital City Authority (2017)

Minimum Standards for Onsite Sanitation Technology Options in Kampala

KCCA’s current drive towards improving faecal sludge management in Kampala is cognisant of the city sanitation challenges and significant contribution of sanitation to economic and social development of the country and thus its citizens. The Authority and its divisions have an intermediary function for the coordination of sanitation planning and the harmonisation with urban development …

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Kampala Capital City Authority (2017)

Behaviour Change Communication
Kampala Faecal Sludge Management Program

Guiding document for Landlords, Tenants, and Local Leaders on Safe Pit Emptying, Improved Emptiable Toilets, and Toilet Hygiene.

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Kampala Capital City Authority (2017)

Community Sanitation Sensitisation
Field Officer Information Toolkit

Toolkit on sensitising the community on safe management of faecal waste.

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World Health Organisation (2015)

Water sanitation and hygiene for accelerating and sustaining progress on neglected tropical diseases
A global strategy 2015-2020

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are critical in the prevention and care for all of the 17 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) scheduled for intensified control or elimination by 2020.

Provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene is one of the five key interventions within the global NTD roadmap. Yet to date, the WASH component of the strategy has received little attention and the …

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Various authors (2017)

19th SanCoP meeting on Container Based Sanitation

The meeting's focus was to develop a shared understanding of the Container Based Sanitation (CBS) industry, to consider the use of Sanitation Safety Planning (SSP) to improve health outcomes, and to generate discussion and knowledge sharing to improve risk management in CBS.

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Various authors (2017)

FSM Case Studies

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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 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 - 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.

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Van de Lande, L. (2015)

Eliminating discrimination and inequalities in access to water and sanitation

This document UN-Water provides a summary on discrimination and inequality in the field of water and sanitation: it explains the concept of discrimination, details the human rights in regarding equity in the WASH sector and presents the course of action towards the elimination of discrimination and inequality.

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Sommer, M. et al. (2016)

Managing menstruation in the workplace: An overlooked issue in low- und middle-income countries

The potential menstrual hygiene management barriers faced by adolescent girls and women in workplace environments in low- and middle-income countries has been under addressed in research, programming and policy. Despite global efforts to reduce poverty among women in such contexts, there has been insufficient attention to the water and sanitation related barriers, specifically in relation to …

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Barot, N., Ramisetty, M., Kapur, D. (2016)

Formative research to develop appropriate participatory approaches towards water, sanitation and hygiene in rural areas

Most sanitation promotion approaches are only partially successful in providing short term increases in sanitation coverage and usage. Behaviour change communication messages designed as marketing interventions often fail to address deeper underlying causes of resistance behind people’s reluctance to adopt improved and safe sani-tation and hygiene. This study was undertaken with the objective …

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ISF-UTS, SNV (2016)

A guide to septage transfer stations

Septage transfer stations have the potential to significantly reduce the amount of faecal sludge entering the environment by providing a local solution for septage disposal. Localised transfer stations shorten the time required for local operators to collect and transport septage, and they will be able to use smaller vacuum tanks that can navigate the densely populated residential areas. This …

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Kvarnström, E., McConville, J., Bracken, P., Johannson, F., Fogde, M. (2011)

The sanitation ladder – a need for a revamp?

The sanitation ladder is a useful tool that is being used to monitor progress towards the sanitation target of the MDGs. This tool could be even more useful if it can be refined to be based on the functions of sanitation systems rather than on a hierarchy of predefined sanitation technologies.

This paper presents a seven-rung function-based sanitation ladder where the functions can be broadly …

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Dillon, L. B. et al. (2013)

Natural water systems and treatment technologies to cope with water shortages in urbanized areas in India
NaWaTech Compendium of Technologies

Providing adequate water supply and sanitation, particularly in urban areas, is a challenging task for governments throughout the world. This task is made even more difficult due to predicted dramatic global changes. Population growth, urbanisation, increasing industrialisation, climate change and a steep increase in water consumption are putting pressure on urban water resources. In order to …

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Ziegelbauer, K., Speich, B., Mäusezahl, D., Bos, R., Keiser, J., Utzinger, J. (2012)

Effect of Sanitation on Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infection: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Strauss, M., Drescher, S., Zurbrügg, C., Montangero, A., Cofie, O., Drechsel, P. (2003)

Co-composting of faecal sludge and municipal organic waste
A literature and state-of-knowledge review

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