Sanitation Library

Total results: 3195
Reset

Filter by language

Filter by type of resource

Filter by treatment technology

Filter by reuse type

Filter by setting or users

Filter by training resource

Filter by working group

Filter SuSanA publications

Filter by region

American Samoa
x
Australia
x
Bangladesh
x
Bhutan
x
British Indian Ocean Territory
x
Brunei Darussalam
x
Cambodia
x
China
x
Christmas Island
x
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
x
Cook Islands
x
Fiji
x
French Polynesia
x
Guam
x
Hong Kong
x
India
x
Indonesia
x
Japan
x
Kiribati
x
Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic of
x
Korea, Republic of
x
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
x
Macao
x
Malaysia
x
Maldives
x
Marshall Islands
x
Micronesia, Federated States of
x
Mongolia
x
Myanmar
x
Nauru
x
Nepal
x
New Caledonia
x
New Zealand
x
Niue
x
Norfolk Island
x
Northern Mariana Islands
x
Pakistan
x
Palau
x
Papua New Guinea
x
Philippines
x
Samoa
x
Seychelles
x
Singapore
x
Solomon Islands
x
Sri Lanka
x
Taiwan, Province of China
x
Thailand
x
Timor-Leste
x
Tokelau
x
Tonga
x
Tuvalu
x
Vanuatu
x
Viet nam
x
Wallis and futuna
x
Afghanistan
x
Åland Islands
x
Albania
x
Andorra
x
Armenia
x
Austria
x
Azerbaijan
x
Belarus
x
Belgium
x
Bosnia and Herzegovina
x
Bulgaria
x
Croatia
x
Cyprus
x
Czech Republic
x
Denmark
x
Estonia
x
Faroe Islands
x
Finland
x
France
x
Georgia
x
Germany
x
Gibraltar
x
Greece
x
Guernsey
x
Holy See (Vatican City State)
x
Hungary
x
Iceland
x
Ireland
x
Isle of Man
x
Italy
x
Jersey
x
Kazakhstan
x
Kyrgyzstan
x
Latvia
x
Liechtenstein
x
Lithuania
x
Luxembourg
x
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
x
Malta
x
Moldova, Republic of
x
Monaco
x
Montenegro
x
Netherlands
x
Norway
x
Poland
x
Portugal
x
Romania
x
Russian Federation
x
San Marino
x
Serbia
x
Slovakia
x
Slovenia
x
Spain
x
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
x
Sweden
x
Switzerland
x
Tajikistan
x
Turkey
x
Turkmenistan
x
Ukraine
x
United Kingdom
x
Uzbekistan
x
Vatican City State
x
Anguilla
x
Antigua and Barbuda
x
Argentina
x
Aruba
x
Bahamas
x
Barbados
x
Belize
x
Bermuda
x
Bolivia
x
Brazil
x
Cayman Islands
x
Chile
x
Colombia
x
Costa Rica
x
Cuba
x
Dominican Republic
x
Dominica
x
Ecuador
x
El Salvador
x
Falkland Islands (malvinas)
x
French Guiana
x
Grenada
x
Guadeloupe
x
Guatemala
x
Guyana
x
Haiti
x
Honduras
x
Jamaica
x
Martinique
x
Mexico
x
Montserrat
x
Netherlands Antilles
x
Nicaragua
x
Panama
x
Paraguay
x
Peru
x
Pitcairn
x
Puerto Rico
x
Saint Kitts and Nevis
x
Saint Lucia
x
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
x
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
x
Suriname
x
Trinidad and Tobago
x
Turks and Caicos Islands
x
Uruguay
x
Venezuela
x
Virgin Islands, British
x
Virgin Islands, U.S.
x
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
x
Curaçao
x
Saint Barthélemy
x
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
x
Algeria
x
Bahrain
x
Egypt
x
Iran, Islamic Republic of
x
Iraq
x
Israel
x
Jordan
x
Kuwait
x
Lebanon
x
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
x
Morocco
x
Oman
x
Palestinian Territory
x
Qatar
x
Saudi Arabia
x
Syrian Arab Republic
x
Tunisia
x
United Arab Emirates
x
Yemen
x
Antarctica
x
Canada
x
Greenland
x
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
x
United States
x
United States Minor Outlying Islands
x
Benin
x
Botswana
x
Bouvet Island
x
Burkina Faso
x
Burundi
x
Cameroon
x
Cape Verde
x
Central African Republic
x
Chad
x
Comoros
x
Congo
x
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
x
Côte Divoire
x
Djibouti
x
Equatorial Guinea
x
Eritrea
x
Ethiopia
x
French Southern Territories
x
Gabon
x
Gambia
x
Ghana
x
Guinea
x
Guinea-Bissau
x
Heard Island and Mcdonald Islands
x
Kenya
x
Lesotho
x
Liberia
x
Madagascar
x
Malawi
x
Mali
x
Mauritania
x
Mauritius
x
Mayotte
x
Mozambique
x
Namibia
x
Niger
x
Nigeria
x
Réunion
x
Rwanda
x
Saint Helena
x
Sao Tome and Principe
x
Senegal
x
Sierra Leone
x
Somalia
x
South Africa
x
Sudan
x
Swaziland
x
Tanzania, United Republic of
x
Togo
x
Uganda
x
Western Sahara
x
Zambia
x
Zimbabwe
x
South Sudan
x
Angola
x

Reset

249 Views
10 Downloads

Leading businesses are engaged in efforts to reimagine sanitation systems as a net contributor of resources and data while addressing critical human rights. More importantly these leaders are driving their companies to go beyond risk and compliance to bring transformative positive change to millions of people affected by their business operations.

Global companies employ several millions of …

read more & download …

246 Views
10 Downloads

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the World Bank’s corporate goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity call for specific attention to the poor and vulnerable. The overarching objective of the SDGs is to end poverty in all its forms, but their key difference from the earlier Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is the integration of social, economic, and …

read more & download …

244 Views
4 Downloads

There is a big shortfall between the amount of food we produce today and the amount needed to feed everyone in 2050. There will be nearly 10 billion people on Earth by 2050—about 3 billion more mouths to feed than there were in 2010. As incomes rise, people will increasingly consume more resource-intensive, animalbased foods. At the same time, we urgently need to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) …

read more & download …

243 Views
8 Downloads

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 …

read more & download …

242 Views
20 Downloads

Tarakeshwor Municipality is located in Kathmandu district in Province no. 3 of Nepal. The total population of the municipality is 81,443 people residing on 20,133 households. Most people are dependent on public water supply. Households without access to public water supply rely on well and tap water. 38% of population are dependent on sewer system, followed by user interface directly connected to …

read more & download …

239 Views
4 Downloads

The Region of the Americas Highlights includes analysis of implementation of national policies, sustainability, human rights and equity measures, monitoring, human resources, financing and external support.

Sixteen countries out of 35 in the WHO Region of the Americas, with a total population of 550 million, participated in the GLAAS 2013/2014 reporting cycle. Overall, access to improved …

read more & download …

238 Views
18 Downloads

The Three Cities On-Site Sanitation (OSS) and Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Knowledge Exchange (KEx) Case study provides detailed highlights of the capacity development initiative that was undertaken in three sub-Saharan African cities; Kampala (Uganda), Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) andLusaka (Zambia). The KEx initiative was aimed at enabling keystakeholders from the three cities municipalities/ …

read more & download …

238 Views
52 Downloads

The Rich Earth Institute’s Urine Nutrient Reclamation Program (UNRP) is the first community-scale urine diversion program (UD program) in the United States. Initiated in 2012, we now divert thousands of gallons of urine from the wastewater stream annually. We recycle the urine into sanitized fertilizer and apply it to hay fields on participating farms in Windham County, Vermont. Demand for …

read more & download …

236 Views
3 Downloads

In this report, we explore the question of how scarce public resources can be used most effectively to achieve
universal delivery of WSS services. To inform our discussion, we analyze subsidies in the sector, including
their magnitude, their efficacy in achieving their policy objectives, and the implications of poor design. We then provide guidance to policy makers on how subsidies can be …

read more & download …

235 Views
18 Downloads

With increased urbanization and regulatory scrutiny, the ability of humanitarian agencies to use the simple pit latrine to safely manage human waste in emergencies will decline. When a latrine is not suitable, the response options become exponentially more complicated. Different toilets must be constructed. The contents must then be removed and treated. This is as complicated and expensive as it …

read more & download …

235 Views
11 Downloads

Safe health care waste management, including segregation, collection, transport, treatment and waste disposal, is fundamental to wider efforts to provide safe and quality health care. Safe health care waste management practices also support a number of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including Goal 3 on health, Goal 6 on safely managed water and sanitation, Goal 7 on climate change …

read more & download …

235 Views
9 Downloads

Globally, investments concentrate on the construction of infrastructure (capital expenditure) with insufficient attention on the systems needed to make the water and sanitation infrastructure function properly: regulations, policies, monitoring, institutions and the people that provide WASH services at regional, district and municipal levels. The lack of non-capital expenditure and support for …

read more & download …

234 Views
31 Downloads

This Programming Guidance outlines essential parts of MHH programming, characteristics of good programming and examples of good practice.
It features 5 main sections:
- A global opportunity: explaining the global interest in supporting MHH
- Programm design: principles, government leadership, situation analysis, theory of change, costs
- Core package of interventions: framework of essential …

read more & download …

234 Views
14 Downloads

This report examines innovative financing mechanisms that can help attract new financial resources into water and sanitation services (WSS ). A particular focus is placed on mobilising market-based repayable financing (such as loans, bonds and equity) as a way of bridging the financial gap to meet the Millennium Development Goals and other crucial sector objectives. The Camdessus and Gurria …

read more & download …

234 Views
6 Downloads

The Sanitation Economy presents vast potential for global economic growth while addressing one of the most urgent grand challenges of our time, achieving universal access to improved sanitation (SDG6). It monetises toilet provision, products and services, biological resources, data and information to provide benefits across business and society.

read more & download …

233 Views
17 Downloads

Godawari Municipality is located in Lalitpur District in Province No. 3 of Nepal. The municipality consist of 14 wards with the total population of 116,045 residing in 18,232 households. The majority of the population use lined tanks with impermeable walls and open bottom followed by fully lined tanks, lined pits with semi-permeable walls and open bottom, pits (all types) never emptied but …

read more & download …

232 Views
2 Downloads

This mini-FAQ is being updated as we get new information and comments. At this point, the scientific evidence is limited, so we also use informal sources such as media as well as our own observations in WoMena’s work. Comments, questions, corrections are welcome.

WoMena’s contribution: WoMena works in a wide range of contexts in Uganda, including refugee settlements. In the COVID-19 …

read more & download …

232 Views
30 Downloads

Mahalaxmi Municipality is one of the historic municipalities of Lalitpur district located in province no.3 of Nepal. The municipality consists of 10 wards with the total population of 112,157 people residing in 70,256 households. The main sources of drinking water in Mahalaxmi Municipality are public taps, household bores and wells. 23% of the population are dependent on sewer system. The most …

read more & download …

232 Views
7 Downloads

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 …

read more & download …

232 Views
4 Downloads

The health of both coral reefs and people are imperiled by a local threat that is widespread across the globe—sewage and the typical components it carries (e.g., nutrients, sediments, heavy metals, endocrine disruptors, pathogens, and pharmaceuticals). Despite this common threat, those concerned with human health and those concerned with coral reef health have rarely joined forces. To …

read more & download …

232 Views
0 Downloads

Jala O Bhabisyata is a short, animated film, aimed at sensitizing society about the importance of clean water. It uses school children (a school girl in this film) as advocates for bringing about a change in their own families and society.

read more & download …

232 Views
10 Downloads

Cumilla city corporation stands on the bank of the river Gumti in Cumilla district. Cumilla City Corporation (CoCC) consists of 27 wards with current population 0.5 million and an area of 53.04 sq.km.

Most of the population uses septic tanks (70%), and around 30% population uses toilet with pits. Of the 70% population in the City Corporation (CC) that is connected to septic tanks, around 43% …

read more & download …

229 Views
0 Downloads

This film depicts the need for creating awareness for conserving water. It shows how children are sensitive towards conserving water, unlike many adults.

read more & download …

227 Views
12 Downloads

Shankharapur Municipality is located in Kathmandu District in Province No. 3 of Nepal. It consists of 13 wards with the total population of 27,202 people residing in 5,607 households. The main sources of drinking water in Shankharapur Municipality are public taps, household bores and wells. Majority of the population are dependent on the public water supply (75%) and remaining 25% of the …

read more & download …


Share this page on    


Sanitation events

SuSanA newsletter

Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsletter is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications o