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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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Fernandez Curutchet, M., Hock, D., Dabbah, F. (2018)

Alternativas y dimensiones de sistemas de saneamiento seco en formato gráfico
Ejemplos gráficos

El programa de Tecnologías Sustentables promueve la difusión, capacitación, legislación e implementación de los sistemas de saneamiento descentralizados domiciliarios y municipales donde incluimos a los sistemas de saneamiento seco.
Con asistencia gráfica y editorial de los estudiantes del último año de la escuela secundaria San Antonio de Padua de Jose Leon Suares, Buenos Aires, …

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Valenzuela, L. (2018)

SuSanA Latin America Chapter / SuSanA Latinoamérica
English and Spanish version

This summary gives an overview of main actions planned and what partner organisations and members can expect from the Latin American Chapter. The SuSanA Latin American Chapter initiated in September 2018 and its first phase will run until September 2020.

The purpose of the Latin American Chapter is to promote regional knowledge production and exchange on sanitation issues so that best …

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CAWST (2018)

Gramalaya in India Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Sanitation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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CAWST (2018)

PWW in Honduras Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Sanitation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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CAWST (2018)

Sanergy in Kenya Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Sanitation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced. Each case study is in a “Question and Answer” format.

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CAWST (2015)

Environmental Sanitation Workshop

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for the Environmental Sanitation workshop. This two-three day workshop is designed for WASH, community development and health organizations. The workshop explores the relationship between environmental sanitation, disease transmission and health. It addresses technical topics such as human excreta management including …

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Various Authors (2007)

Water and Food Security for Latin America International Conference in Fortaleza, Brazil
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The International Conference on Sustainable Sanitation "Water and Food Security for Latin America" was organized by Ecosanlac and the Federal University of Ceará with support of the IWA specialist group. It took place from 26-29 November 2007 in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil and became a very successful event and exceeded the expectations of the organizers.

During four days, more than 200 local …

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CAWST (2014)

Transmission Routes Activity (available in English, French and Spanish)

This document includes the transmission routes activity and instructions for facilitating the activity. The transmission routes activity is a participatory tool to educate people about how feces can make us sick. The tool also helps a group of people to identify how to stop the transmission of water-related diseases.

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CAWST, EWB (2017)

Sanitation Steps for Flood-Prone Areas (available in English, French and Spanish)

The Sanitation Steps for Flood-Prone Areas is a fun and interactive game that helps people living in flood-prone areas identify appropriate options to improve sanitation in their community. This activity was developed by Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) and CAWST. The document includes activity cards and facilitator instructions.

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CAWST (2017)

Sanitation Ladder (available in English, French and Spanish)

This document includes the sanitation ladder activity and instructions for facilitating the activity. The sanitation ladder activity is a participatory tool to help people to identify options for improving sanitation in their community and realize that this can be a gradual process.

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WWAP/UN-Water (2018)

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2018: Nature-Based Solutions for Water (available in English/French/Spanish)
Rapport mondial des Nations Unies sur la mise en valeur des ressources en eau 2018

The United Nations World Water Development Report, Nature-based Solutions for Water, launched 19 March 2018 during the 8th World Water Forum, and in conjunction to the World Water Day, demonstrates how nature‐based solutions (NBS) offer a vital means of moving beyond business‐as‐usual to address many of the world’s water challenges while simultaneously delivering additional benefits vital …

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Ministerio de Salud de la Argentina (2017)

Directrices sanitarias para baños secos (in Spanish)
Sanitary guidelines for dry toilets

Establecer pautas sanitarias de calidad, comunes para todo el país, para el uso adecuado de baños secos con separación de orina a fin de prevenir riesgos.

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Hock, D. (2015)

Sistemas de Saneamiento Seco con Separación de Orina (Baño Seco) - Hoja Informativa (in Spanish)
Dry Sanitation Systems with Urin Separation (Dry Bath)- Fact Sheet

Promover una alternativa válida de un sistema de saneamiento sustentable con separación de orina en zonas sin acceso directo a la cloaca y/o en zonas secas, alejadas, periurbanas o rurales que como máximo cuentan con un sistema básico rudimentario, como por ejemplo un pozo negro o una letrina

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Dabbah, F. / Escudero, H. / Fernandez Curutchet, M. / Hock, D. (2016)

Sistemas de Saneamiento Seco con Separación de Orina (Baño Seco) - Manual técnico (in Spanish)
Dry Sanitation Systems with Urin Separation (Dry Bath)- Technical Manual

El presente documento trata un sistema de saneamiento diseñado específicamente para el manejo de excrementos secos, llamado baño seco con separación de orina. Este es un sistema de saneamiento aplicable a cualquier tipo de instalación (hogareña, industrial, pública, comunitaria, etc.). Las pautas de diseño funcionales que lo componen son las siguientes: separación desde el origen de la …

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WHO (2015)

Assainissement de l'eau et hygiène pour accélérer et pérenniser les progrès sur les maladies tropicales négligées: une stratégie mondiale 2015-2020 (in French)
Water sanitation and hygiene for accelerating and sustaining progress on neglected tropical diseases: A global strategy 2015-2020 (available in English/French/Spanish)

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are critical in the prevention and care for all of the 17 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) scheduled for intensified control or elimination by 2020.

Provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene is one of the five key interventions within the global NTD roadmap. Yet to date, the WASH component of the strategy has received little attention and the …

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De Albuquerque, C. (2014)

Realising the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook

A product of six years of work, the goal of the handbook is to explain the meaning and legal obligations of these rights and to translate complex technical and legal language into accessible information. Designed for a broad audiences in the Global South and North, the information should be useful to civil society sanitation advocates, human right organizations, national and local offcials, …

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GTO (2016)

WASH ePaper
Issue No.6 (in English/French/Spanish)

The WASH ePaper is an online magazine published at regular intervals in German, English, French and Spanish. Each issue takes a closer look at a current key issue in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector and related areas. It also provides updates on forthcoming national and international events, highlights current publications and projects, and reports on news from the sector. The WASH …

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UN (2016)

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2016
(in English/French/Spanish)

The aim of this report is to present an overview of the 17 SDGs using data available in 2016 to highlight the most significant gaps and challenges. This baseline report is meant to be a starting point for the implementation of the SDGs and its monitoring.

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Reidhead, W. (2016)

Monitoring water and sanitation in the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development - an introduction
(in English/French/Spanish)

This UN-Water publication presents the Integrated Monitoring of water and sanitation related targets (GEMI), being currently development. This initiative complements the monitoring work on water supply and sanitation which is conducted by the WHO/ UNICEF Joint Monitoring Pro-gramme (JMP) and the UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS). These programs, JMP, …

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CAWST (2014)

Latrine Design and Construction Workshop

This collection contains the resources for both trainers and participants for the Latrine Design and Construction workshop. This five-day workshop is designed for latrine project implementers and masons. In this workshop, participants will learn how to design and construct latrines for low-income communities not connected to a sewerage system. The focus is on designing latrines that are …

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DSSP (2014)

Experiencia en Plantas de Tratamientos Residuales Municipio Cliza, Cochabamba (in Spanish)
Experience on wastewater treatment plants in Cliza municipality, Cochabamba

This paper systematizes the current situation and the experience of managing treatment plants wastewater in 6 localities of the municipality (Cliza, Retama, Ucureña, San Isidro, Retama, Surumi y Huasacalle) at Cochabamba, Bolivia. Through this systematization, the need is identified with a model of sustainable management ensuring the functioning of the sanitation system throughout the …

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DSSP (2016)

Gobernanza y gobernabilidad de los sistemas de saneamiento sostenible descentralizado: Experiencias de los sistemas sanitarios secos ecológicos y del tratamiento de aguas residuales descentralizadas (in Spanish)
Governance of decentralized sustainable sanitation systems: Experiences of ecological dry sanitation systems and decentralized wastewater treatment plants

The paper discusses key aspects of national sanitation experiences that were developed thanks to the commitment and participation of public, academic and private actors of the network; systematizes the establishment of rules, roles and institutional functions as well as the exercise of the rights and duties of participating organizations in the implementation of these non-conventional sanitation …

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Fernandez Curutchet, M. et al. (2016)

Sistemas de saneamiento seco con separación de orina (in Spanish)
Dry sanitation systems with urine separation

El presente documento trata un sistema de saneamiento diseñado específicamente para el manejo de excrementos secos, llamado baño seco con separación de orina. Este es un sistema de saneamiento aplicable a cualquier tipo de instalación (hogareña, industrial, pública, comunitaria, etc.). Las pautas de diseño funcionales que lo componen son las siguientes: separación desde el origen de la …

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Carvalho Rodrigues, M. C. (2016)

SFD – una herramienta para fomentar la programación sostenible del saneamiento urbano (in Spanish)
SFD - a tool to promote sustainable urban sanitation programs

Presentación para LATINOSAN: Conferencia Latinoamericana de Saneamiento

Contenido:

•Introducción SuSanA
•Antecedentes en saneamiento urbano
•Introducción del enfoque SFDs
•La metodología y herramientas
•Experiencias con los SFDs
•Perspectivas futuras

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Ayala, M., Paniagua, H. (2015)

Marco de evaluación de capacidades para la sostenibilidad de servicios de saneamiento en EPSA (MECSSS) (in Spanish)

Documento que desarolla una metodología de análisis de las capacidades para la sostenibilidad de servicios de agua y saneamiento en entidades prestadoras de servicios de agua y saneamiento en el país, mediante, lineamientos que ayuden a orientar las necesidades organizacionales para enfrentar el reto de incorporación de este tipo en su cartera.

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