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Are you a teacher and looking for training materials?

Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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Andersson, K., Reckerzuegl, T., Michels, A., Rüd, S. (2019)

Opportunities for sustainable sanitation in climate action
Factsheet of Working Group 3

Sustainable Sanitation is highly relevant for the achievement of three international frameworks: The Paris Agreement, the Sendai Framework and the 2030 Agenda. A sustainable future is impossible without universal access to safe, well-functioning and context-appropriate sanitation services. Until this is achieved, sanitation shortfalls will increase the risks human populations face from climate …

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SuSanA (2019)

How does SuSanA generate impact?
A compilation of SuSanA Impact Stories

Selected sanitation projects from different parts of the world were requested to report on how SuSanA had influenced the work carried out. This resulted in a variety of evidence indicating that SuSanA can have a far-reaching effect providing expertise, convenor of meetings, a source of online information, networked contacts, discussion platform and a place to disseminate reports and …

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Peletz, R., Kisiangani, J., Ronoh, P., Cock-Esteb, A., Chase, C., Khush, R., and Luoto, J. (2019)

Assessing the Demand for Plastic Latrine Slabs in Rural Kenya

Improving access to safe and affordable sanitation facilities is a global health priority that is essential for
meeting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. To promote the use of improved sanitation in rural and low-income settings, plastic latrine slabs provide a simple option for upgrading traditional pit latrines. The International Finance Corporation/World Bank Selling …

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The Aquaya Institute (2019)

Sanitation Policies, Practices and Preferences in Rangpur, Bangladesh

The Aquaya Institute is conducting research on urban sanitation economics under the Urban Sanitation Research Initiative. This brief is on sanitation policies, practices, and preferences in the city of Rangpur, Bangladesh.

SUMMARY

• In Rangpur, the majority of low-income residents use lined pit latrines, but would prefer pour-flush toilets.
• Most low-income areas have sandy soil, …

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The Aquaya Institute (2019)

Sanitation Policies, Practices and Preferences in Nakuru, Kenya

The Aquaya Institute is conducting this research on urban sanitation economics under the Urban Sanitation Research Initiative. This brief is on sanitation policies, practices, and preferences in the city of Nakuru, Kenya.

SUMMARY

• Nakuru County in Kenya is a leader in advancing sanitation and piloting sanitation improvement programs.
• The majority of low-income residents use unlined …

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The Aquaya Institute (2019)

Sanitation Policies, Practices and Preferences in Malindi, Kenya

The Aquaya Institute is conducting this research on urban sanitation economics under the Urban Sanitation Research Initiative. This brief is on sanitation policies, practices, and preferences in the city of Malindi, Kenya.

SUMMARY

• Malindi does not have a sewerage network: therefore, all residents rely on onsite sanitation.
• The majority of low-income residents use and prefer …

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The Aquaya Institute (2019)

Sanitation Policies, Practices, and Preferences in Kumasi, Ghana

The Aquaya Institute is conducting this research on urban sanitation economics under the Urban Sanitation Research Initiative. This brief is on sanitation policies, practices, and preferences in the city of Kumasi, Ghana.

SUMMARY

• In Kumasi, the majority of low-income households use public toilets, but would prefer private facilities.
• Low-income residents prefer low-volume flush …

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The Aquaya Institute (2019)

Sanitation Policies, Practices, and Preferences in Kisumu, Kenya

The Aquaya Institute is conducting this research on urban sanitation economics under the Urban Sanitation Research Initiative. This brief is on sanitation policies, practices, and preferences in the city of Kisumu, Kenya.

SUMMARY

• The majority of low-income residents use basic unlined pit latrines but prefer water-based sanitation options, such as pour- or cistern-flush toilets to lined …

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Various Authors (2019)

9th Emergency Environmental Health Forum in Geneva, Switzerland
Conference materials

The 9th Emergency Environmental Health Forum took place from 18th -19th 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. It brought together water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) experts. The forum provided an opportunity to exchange recent field experiences and explore innovative approaches amongst over 110 attendees and discuss ways for future action and interventions for WASH in emergencies.

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SuSanA (2019)

A standard set of Powerpoint slides to explain SuSanA

This standard set of powerpoint slides about SuSanA has been developed by the SuSanA secretariat to provide a more detailed overview of SuSanA. It will also help people who are giving presentations about SuSanA to have the latest information on hand and to have a common starting point. It is updated from time to time.

The slides about the SuSanA Discussion Forum are now in a separate library …

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Monsen, B., Pakes, U. & Schlenk, J. (2019)

Managing Operation and Maintenance – what does it take to reach the SDGs for WASH in Schools?

This FRESH webinar will Introduce a costing tool to calculate the budget need for schools to provide the basic service level for drinking water, usable sanitation, and handwashing with soap. The tool provides school heads with an easy to manage app, which calculates the annual cost per student depending on local condition and local prices.
How much do they need to keep aside for consumables, …

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Sharma, R., Kumar, K.R., Venugopal, V., Yadava, H., Narayan, A.S. and Ramachandran, K. (2019)

SFD Lite Report - Coimbatore, India
SFD Promotion Initiative

Coimbatore is the second largest city in terms of area in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the fastest growing secondary cities in India and a major hub of textiles, industries, commerce, education, information technology, healthcare and manufacturing in Tamil Nadu. It is administered by the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC).

The 76% of the excreta properly managed originates …

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WaterAid Canada (2019)

Water, sanitation and hygiene
A Pathway to Realizing Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls

The Canadian water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector welcomes Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy, a bold rights-based framework to guide Canada’s international development efforts that places gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls at the heart of poverty reduction. Based on the contributions of 17 organizations and individuals, this position paper …

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Raúl Briceño (2019)

Saneamiento alternativo para zonas peri-urbanas
Presentación de la webinar 1 de SuSanA Latinoamérica

Presentación del panelistas Raúl Briceño de X-Runner en el webinar 1 de SuSanA Latinoamérica

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Gustavo Heredia (2019)

Tratamiento descentralizado de aguas residuales con enfoque de reúso
Presentación de la webinar 1 de SuSanA Latinoamérica

Presentación del panelistas Gustavo Heredia de Aguatuya en la webinar 1 de SuSanA Latinoamérica.

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Deise Coelho (2019)

Saneamiento Condominial asegurando Saneamiento Inclusivo
Presentación de la webinar 1 de SuSanA Latinoamérica

Presentación de la panelistas Deise Coelho sobre saneamiento condominial en el webinar 1 de SusanA Latinoamérica

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Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Padhi, S.K., Yadav, A. (2017)

SFD Report - Siddipet, India
SFD Promotion Initiative

Siddipet is a city in Siddipet district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Siddipet mandal administrative division. The city is spread over an area of 36.03 sq.km and is divided into 34 municipal wards and 12 revenue wards. Komati Cheruvu, Narsapur Cheruvu and the Yerra Cheruvu are the major
lakes of the city. The city is 110 km away from Hyderabad, …

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SuSanA (2019)

Everything there is to know about the SuSanA Discussion Forum

This slide deck provides you with detailed information about the SuSanA Discussion Forum. You can use these slides in your own presentations if you want to explain the Discussion Forum to somebody.

The presentation consists of three parts:
Part 1: General information about the SuSanA Discussion Forum
Part 2: Statistical information on Forum usage
Part 3: Slides to initiate discussions and …

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Arup and Oxfam (2019)

Faecal Sludge Management for Disaster Relief
Technology Comparison Study

On behalf of Oxfam, Arup have conducted a technical comparison study on Faecal Sludge Management at the Rohingya camps close to Cox's Bazar (CXB), Bangladesh. The aim of the study is to draw conclusions on best practice FSM for disaster relief, from evidence gathered through practical experience. The study used existing available data to inform the analysis and in many cases these datasets are …

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Commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (2019)

Marketing of compost in emerging markets
A guidance document for compost producers

The recycling of organic residues into compost has a number of advantages. It avoids the wasting valuable organic material to landfills and reduces associated emissions to water, soil and air. It generates a product that contributes to long-term soil quality, as compost contains a high amount of stabilised organic matter. Finally, compost may also reduce the need for artificial fertilisers, as it …

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Tellier, M., Hyttel, M., Gad, M. (2012)

Pilot Study Report: Assessing acceptability and hygienic safety of menstrual cups as a menstrual management method for vulnerable young women in Uganda Red Cross Society's Life Planning Skills Project

Study objectives: The objectives of this study were to assess young girls and women’s acceptability, suitability
and hygienic safety of using menstrual cups in Uganda, when introducing cups through the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Life Planning Skills (LPS) project framework. In the long-­‐term, this is intended to support the formulation and implementation of policies and programs aimed …

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WoMena (2018)

WoMena FAQs: Does the use of menstrual cups increase the risk of toxic shock syndrome?

WOMENA RECOMMENDATIONS

The risk of developing Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) for women using Menstrual Cups (MCs) is very
low.

In 1979-80, large numbers of menstruation-associated cases of TSS appeared. In the US alone, more
than 1000 cases were reported in 1980. An ultra-absorbent tampon (Rely) was identified as a main
reason for this spike, but many other products were also associated, for …

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WASH Netzwerk (2015)

Compendium of Faecal Sludge Management (FSM)
Technical Options in Emergencies

This compendium presents a range of technical options relating for collection, transport, treatment and disposal of fecal sludge in an emergency . It should be used as a guide to identify possible solutions for specific emergency situations and contexts. The final choice of options may need to combine different approaches and technologies and will depend on the phase of the emergency.

Each …

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GWC (2019)

Guidance on Market Based Programming
For Humanitarian WASH Practitioners

The purpose of this document is to provide practical guidance in preparedness, assessment, program design, implementation and monitoring related to Market-Based Programming (MBP) in humanitarian WASH assistance, and more specifically on:

• How to identify linkages between markets and WASH services & goods;
• How market based programming can complement and improve WASH programming;
• …

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Rohilla, S.K., Luthra, B., Yadav, A., Gupta, B. (2017)

SFD Report - Kannur, India
SFD Promotion Initiative

Kannur, also known by its English name Cannanore, is a city in Kannur district, state of Kerala, India. It is the administrative headquarters of the Kannur district and situated 518 km north of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Kannur is famous for its pristine beaches, Theyyam (its native performing art), and its handloom industry. Kannur Municipal Corporation (KMC) is the largest urban …

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