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Household latrine options for rural hills of Nepal

In view of widespread practice of open defecation, the household Latrine options presented in this manual will help in accelerating the sanitation drive in rural Nepal. Not because they are cheap or easy to use but also suitable to the respective conditions, environment friendly as well as addressing the needs of the people. The sustainability, therefore, of the sanitary system if created, increases manifold which helps in improvement and reinforcement of hygiene practice. It is expected that during demand triggering and promotion of Community Led Approaches, this manual will help WASH
practitioners in their efforts to make Nepal open defecation free by 2017 and achieve the Millennium Development Goal nearly within UN timeframe. [authors abstract]

TitleHousehold latrine options for rural hills of Nepal
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsBarun, J.
Paginationv, 44 p.; ill.; 27 fig.; 9 boxes
Date Published2011-04-14
PublisherSNV Nepal
Place PublishedJumla, Nepal
Keywordsborehole latrines, composting latrines, latrines, nepal, open defecation, overhung latrines, pit latrines, rural areas, rural communities, rural development
Abstract

In view of widespread practice of open defecation, the household Latrine options presented in this manual will help in accelerating the sanitation drive in rural Nepal. Not because they are cheap or easy to use but also suitable to the respective conditions, environment friendly as well as addressing the needs of the people. The sustainability, therefore, of the sanitary system if created, increases manifold which helps in improvement and reinforcement of hygiene practice. It is expected that during demand triggering and promotion of Community Led Approaches, this manual will help WASH
practitioners in their efforts to make Nepal open defecation free by 2017 and achieve the Millennium Development Goal nearly within UN timeframe. [authors abstract]

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