This WASHplus Weekly contains 2010 and 2011 resources about water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) issues in disaster or emergency situations. Please contact WASHplus if you have new or upcoming resources to add to this for future issues. Some of the resources in this Weekly include updates of WHO technical notes for WASH in emergencies, the 2011 SPHERE manual on WASH standards, links to USAID and other relevant websites.
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- *NEW* MHM briefs available from PMA2020: India (Rajasthan), Indonesia, Ghana and Kenya - by: aks0813 May 26, 2017Dear Colleagues, PMA2020 has a series of new briefs available on MHM from 2017, featuring data from state-level (Rajasthan) and national (Indonesia, Ghana and Kenya) surveys of women ages 15 - 49. These briefs offer a one-page snapshot of how menstrual hygiene is managed; the main environments where MHM is practiced; and the safety, privacy, and cleanliness […]
- Public cassete dry toilet in Kiev - by: BPopov May 25, 2017Hi Dean! No, this is no-flush direct drop system. We will try with worms and see how it works. I haven't try to use the worms before but I know that others succesufully used them in the dry toilets. Directing hand-washing grey water might be a good idea if we will need to do so in terms of flushing the urine our of crates a bit . However I'd keep t […]
- Recent WASH research - by: campbelldb May 25, 2017Dear Colleagues: Each week we post a bibliography of recent WASH related research. Below are titles of this week's and links to the full text or abstracts are on Sanitation Updates . OPEN ACCESS - The science behind One Health: at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment. Annals NY Academy of Sciences, May 15, 2017. - The threat of antimicr […]
- How do you get households to connect to existing sewer networks? - by: issantos May 25, 2017Dear Meleesa, Connections are called regular when the following four conditions are identified, according to Brazil's national and local legislation: 1 - Sewage effluents are being layed in public sewage system; 2 - Rainwater is not been layed in public sewage system; 3 - Household is not using a septic tank; 4 - Household has a grease tank (trap) accor […]
- How do you get households to connect to existing sewer networks? - by: meleesa May 25, 2017Thank you Daniel, this is interesting. Indeed conventional sewerage is not developed in many cities. We also saw that in some cases, when it was developed in some residential districts a few decades ago for instance in Yaounde, the system was not managed sustainably and people actually ended up disconnecting from the sewerage network because it wasn't w […]
- *NEW* MHM briefs available from PMA2020: India (Rajasthan), Indonesia, Ghana and Kenya - by: aks0813 May 26, 2017