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Emergency sanitation: assessment and programme design

Author(s): Harvey, Peter  |  Baghri, Sohrab  |  Reed, Bob

Publisher: WEDC
Place of publication: Loughborough University, UK
Year: 2002

Collection(s): Emergency water and sanitation  |  WEDC Bookshop

Price: £29.95
ISBN: 9781843800057


This book is designed to assist those involved in planning and implementing emergency sanitation programmes. The main focus of the book is a systematic and structured approach to assessment and programme design. It provides a balance between the hardware (technical) and software (socio-cultural, institutional) aspects of sanitation programmes, and links short-term emergency response to long-term sustainability. The book is relevant to a wide range of emergency situations, including both natural and conflict-induced disasters, and open and closed settings. It is suitable for field technicians, engineers and hygiene promoters, as well as staff at agency headquarters.

Emergency operations  |  Excreta disposal systems  |  Guidelines  |  Hygiene promotion  |  Sanitation  |  Solid waste management