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Sept. 7, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
Do you know a good device to empty existing latrines that are difficult to reach and that contain difficult sludge?
tags: WASH, sanitation, waste, Logistics, latrines, Wastewater-Treatment
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Sept. 12, 2017, 4:30 a.m.
Do you know a ‘raised’ latrine that can be flown in during emergencies?
tags: WASH, sanitation, emergency, latrineconstruction, latrine, sanitation_marketing
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Oct. 3, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
What dosage should I use to sanitise faecal sludge using lime?
tags: WASH, sanitation, emergency, wastetreatment, treatment, FSM, lime, chemical, faecal
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Oct. 31, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Anyone with experience of using worm toilets, vermifilters or treating waste with worms? ?
tags: WASH, sanitation
1 answers
Nov. 30, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
How to mange children’s excreta in emergencies?
tags: WASH, emergency
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Sept. 12, 2017, 4:31 a.m.
Do you know a ‘raised’ latrine that can be flown in during emergencies?

In certain circumstances it may be necessary to use a raised latrines during emergencies. There are some viable options that can be flown in. It can take 2-3 days to deliver. Some examples are:

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tags: WASH, sanitation, emergency, latrineconstruction, latrine, sanitation_marketing
Nov. 30, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Are there any proven examples of Urine-Diverting Dry Toilet (UDDT) being successful in emergencies?

Yes, increasingly UDDTs are being proven in emergencies however they are still not well known or commonly used in the humanitarian world. Many UDDTs don’t work for multiple reasons, so should be on...

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tags: WASH, water, sanitation, emergency, Environment
Nov. 30, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
For lime stabilisation of faecal sludge, can I use agriculture lime?

No, If you use agricultural lime (calcium carbonate) and not hydrated lime (calcium hydroxide), the process will not work. There are three different types of lime and its important to know the diff...

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Nov. 30, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
How do I store urine?

Urine can be collected from urine diverting toilets or urinals and makes an excellent fertiliser. In order to ensure the urine is safe it should be stored for one month (see WHO guidelines for spec...

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tags: WASH
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
What is an alternative to septic tanks for wastewater management in camps?

There are alternative decentralised wastewater treatment systems that can be implemented in camps. One example is an aerobic baffled rector (ABR). ABR’s are not suitable for the acute or rapid resp...

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tags: WASH, emergency, Shelter, water_treatment, wastetreatment, sludge, Wastewater-Treatment, anaerobic, Engineering
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