Published in: 2023
Parsagadhi Municipality was established in 2016. The municipality is located in Parsa District, Madhesh Province. The municipality is divided into nine political wards.he municipality has a total population of 41,569 with 21,011 males and 20,558 females (Census 2021, n.d.). Out of total wards, ward number 3 has the largest population (7,221) while ward number 9 has the least number of populations with (3,234). The municipality has a total of 7,632 households. Ward number 3 has the most households with a total (1,662), while ward number 9 has the least number of households with a total (561).
Basic sanitation coverage in the municipality is 76.69%. Basic sanitation is defined as having access to facilities for the safe disposal of human waste (faeces and urine), as well as having the ability to maintain hygienic conditions, through services such as garbage collection, industrial/hazardous waste management, and wastewater treatment and disposal. The families without toilets defecate in open places, public toilets or use neighbour’s toilet. Among the households having their own toilets 99.7% HHs rely on onsite sanitation system.
The SFD graphic shows that 36% of the excreta generated are safely managed while 64% of the excreta generated are unsafely managed. The safely managed percentage of FS generated by 30% of the population is temporary until the tanks and pits become full and FS from the containment is emptied.
ENPHO (2023). SFD (level 2) Report - Parsagadhi Municipality, Nepal. ENPHO
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