Published in: 2023
Tansen Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in the country, established in March 1950. It is located in Palpa District, Lumbini Province. The Municipality has a total of 14 political wards. Tansen Municipality occupies an area of 109.8 square kilometres. The municipality has a total population of 50,792 with 23,414 males and 27,378 females (Census 2021, n.d.).
Palpa District was declared as an open defecation free zone on 7th April 2018. It suggests that everyone has access to basic sanitation facilities. The sanitation situation assessment conducted by ENPHO in 2022 showed that 100% of surveyed households in the municipality have access to basic sanitation coverage.
The SFD graphic shows that 51% of the excreta generated are safely managed while 49% of the excreta generated are unsafely managed. The safely managed percentage of FS generated by 49% of the population is temporary until the tanks and pits become full and the Faecal Sludge (FS) from the containment is emptied.
ENPHO (2023). SFD (level 2) Report - Tansen Municipality, Nepal. ENPHO
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