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This guide will provide the school community the basic and necessary information on the installation process, Operation and Maintenance, and common troubleshooting of the WASHaLOT 3.0.

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The debate on subsidies has recently resurfaced in the context of the ambitious Sustainable Development Goal to achieve universal access to safely managed sanitation and the very significant funding gap to achieve this. The water and sanitation sector has always been highly subsidized, yet those subsidies mostly flow into support for existing customers rather than extension of services to the …

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The WASHaLOT 3.0 is a prefabricated handwashing facility that accommodate washing activities of 20 persons at a time. It is currently being used in public schools in the Philippines to address the need for schools to facilitate handwashing prior to eating and thereby establish daily hygiene practice in schools. The facility has the potential to be used in other contexts such as day care centers, …

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Diarrhoea is the leading cause of child deaths in Sub-Saharan Africa and the second largest cause of child deaths globally. The latest available data indicate that in 2008 1.3 million children under the age of five died from diarrhoea, an entirely preventable disease. Hygiene promotion, including handwashing with soap, has been shown to be one of the most effective ways of reducing diarrhoeal …

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This book is a collection of case studies on sanitation and hygiene initiatives in South East Asia and the Pacific and provides an opportunity for those in the region who work in sanitation to share
their experiences — whether they started out as engineers, educators, public health workers, marketers, anthropologists or development generalists. I hope that by doing so, it will help to develop …

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Through working with community members of informal settlements and a range of enabling actors, from communities, government businesses, civil society organisations, the authors were able to describe the features of a WaSH marketing exchange system that supports sustainable and inclusive wash. This guide provides practical information about how such a marketing exchange system can be fostered.

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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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This presentation shows several methods of sourcing primary and secondary data, that is required for the preparation of SFDs. It also features CSE's experiences with data collection and pictures from field surveys.

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10 immediate WASH in schools (WinS) actions;

1. Handwashing
2. Water availability
3. Supplies
4. Cleaning and disinfecting
5. Waste management
6. Physical distancing
7. Establish a monitoring team
8. Operation or training
9. Checklists
10. Hygiene culture

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Webinar sobre diferentes acciones y experiencias que se aplican en la gestión del agua con medidas de prevención, adaptación y mitigación al cambio climático realizado por SuSanA Latinoamérica. Con la moderación de Lourdes Valenzuela, coordinadora regional de SuSanA Latinoamérica y presentaciones de Bianca Corona, asesora técnica de GIZ en México, Gustavo Collere, gerente de …

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The book highlights the experience of implementing the Erdos Eco-Town Project in Inner Mongolia, China, the largest-scale urban ecological sanitation project to date.

The need for improved sanitation around the world is becoming a crisis, and the situation is particularly critical in urban and peri-urban areas in developing countries. Here the population is growing rapidly, and where …

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This paper explains how 85 sanitation research grants awarded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are being discussed on the open Sustainable Sanitation Alliance discussion forum in order to link these innovative sanitation science and technology research projects to the wider international sanitation community.

In late 2012, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded a grant to the …

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Few areas of investment today have as much to offer the global shift towards sustainable development as sanitation and wastewater management.1 Gaps in access to decent, functioning sanitation are clear markers of inequality and disadvantage. Unsafe management of excreta and wastewater expose populations to disease,
and degrade ecosystems and the services they provide. At the same time, there is …

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This discussion brief introduces a new tool being developed in the SEI Initiative on Sustainable Sanitation.

There is increasing interest in the concept of the circular economy and “closing the loop” in our use of various vital resources – including water, energy and mineral resources. This is driven not only by an interest in reducing the social and environmental damage linked to …

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While sanitation is fundamental for health and wellbeing, cities of all sizes face growing challenges in providing safe, affordable and functional sanitation systems that are also sustainable. Factors such as limited political will, inadequate technical, financial and institutional capacities and failure to integrate safe sanitation systems into broader urban development have led to a persistence …

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Project implementers, practitioners and researchers within the areas of urban and rural ecological and sustainable sanitation, organic waste management and agricultural reuse participated in the International Conference on Sustainable Sanitation on 26-29 August 2007 in Dongsheng, China in order to share experiences and best practices. The presentations of this conference are available as PDF on …

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Thammarat, who spoke about the solar septic tank and hydrocyclone toilet, was interviewed by Elisabeth von Muench on 21 March 2014 at Taj Palace Hotel in Delhi, India. Filmed by Arno Rosemarin (SEI) during "Reinvent the Toilet Fair".

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This SuSanA Communications Plan is based on the CAWST Sector Knowledge Management Study which was funded as part of a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (see link below).

The Communications Plan was written mainly by Arno Rosemarin and subsequently endorsed by the SuSanA secretariat and core group

It has 9 Appendices which are provided for download below.

The following were the …

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This library entry contains secondary (less important) documents for a grant that Arno Rosemarin from Stockholm Environment Institute was leading and which was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

See links below to view the main documents from this grant, as well as a discussion that took place on the SuSanA Discussion Forum.

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Every year, the human race produces over 350 million tonnes of poo – that’s enough to fill 140,000 Olympic swimming pools! Unless that human waste is properly dealt with, every single gram will pose a significant health risk to us and our planet.

Ensuring that our contact with human waste ends when we leave the toilet is one of the most important jobs in society, and yet around the world …

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This brief presents a new Empowerment in WASH Index (EWI) that is designed to measure empowerment in the WASH sector. We describe how the EWI tool is constructed using a series of indicators, and a case study applying the EWI in Burkina Faso.
The EWI measures agency, participation and empowerment in the water and sanitation sector. The Index is made up of indicators to assess empowerment in …

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One of the best ways to protect public health is to follow good hygiene and sanitation practices as outlined in Sandec publications. The new coronavirus spreads primarily directly from person to person when they cough, sneeze, or speak. Indirect transmission can occur by touching surfaces with your hands, and then touching your eyes, nose or mouth. These are the main pathways of transmission, not …

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