Published in: 2018
WaterAid, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Mymensingh is one of the districts of Mymensingh division. Mymensingh is governed by Mymensingh City Corporation which comprises of 21 wards. According to data from 2017 the total population of Mymensingh City Corporation is about 478,889, the population density is 1,163/Sq Km and the annual growth rate is 1.28%.
The SFD assessment has shown that 100% of the excreta generated in the city are “unsafely managed”. Of the excreta generated, 10% is supernatant and 90% is faecal sludge. Both parts are not contained and end up being discharged to the environment untreated. 63% of the population’s excreta are eventually discharged into the environment from the systems and the remaining 28% of the population has emptied their tanks and pits at least once in the last 3 years.
WaterAid (2018). SFD Lite Report - Mymensingh, Bangladesh - SFD Promotion Initiative. WaterAid, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Asia & Pacific English SFD Report
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