New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
What are your sanitation information sources?
- Re: Best decentralized treatment solution for a city without a centralized sewage system? (Question about Kabul, Afghanistan) - by: goeco January 22, 2017Is running water available throughout Kabul? What do the 97% do, how many of these use onsite systems (septic tanks etc)? Dean
- East Asia Regional Learning Event Synthesis Report and Briefing Papers - by: bronwynpowell January 22, 2017The Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Fund (CS WASH Fund) has published a series of reports and learning briefs which synthesise the key learnings and knowledge shared at the East Asia Regional Learning Event (EARLE) held in Hanoi, Vietnam 12-15 July 2016. Hosted by the Fund, the Learning Event focused on bridging public and private spheres for imp […]
- Re: Sustainable Sanitation Alliance receives grant of $2.7 million to further develop its global knowledge platform - by: JKMakowka January 21, 2017At the moment SuSanA still feels a bit "Web 1.0" and I think we discussed before that options for more user interactions beyond the regular forum might be nice. I think some people have also expressed previously that a easy to use micro-blogging platform would be nice to have for people to reflect on their work or recent developments in the sanitat […]
- Re: We have a mobile version of the forum for smartphones and tablets - Further improvements (and what about an App?) - by: JKMakowka January 21, 2017You can actually have automatic notifications etc. on new forum topics/replies with a RSS reader. There is a little orange "wifi" looking icon on the bottom that links to the subscribe page (which is actually incorrect use of the RSS icon, but not a big deal). On that subscribe page you will find a RSS feed link a bit hidden: feeds.feedburner.com/s […]
- Re: Best decentralized treatment solution for a city without a centralized sewage system? (Question about Kabul, Afghanistan) - by: Bhaskar January 21, 2017CSE India documented select case studies that present innovative, sustainable and affordable ways treating the sewage locally including reuse/recycle. www.cseindia.org/node/3798
- Re: Best decentralized treatment solution for a city without a centralized sewage system? (Question about Kabul, Afghanistan) - by: goeco January 22, 2017
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