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Technical notes on drinking-water, sanitation and hygiene in emergencies

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posted on 06.06.2014 by Robert Reed, Sam Godfrey, Sam Kayaga, Brian Reed, Jonathan Rouse, Julie Fisher, Karen Vilholth, Frank Odhiambo
Collection of fact sheets prepared by WEDC and WHO to assist those working immediately or shortly after and emergency to plan appropriate responses to the urgent water, sanitation and hygiene needs of the affected communities. 2nd edition updated to incorporate the results of recent research and reflect current best practice. The fact sheets are: 1 Cleaning hand dug wells 2 Cleaning and rehabilitating boreholes 3 Cleaning and disinfecting water storage tanks and tankers 4 Rehabilitating small-scale piped water distribution systems 5 Emergency treatment of drinking-water at the point of use 6 Rehabilitating water treatment works after an emergency 7 Solid waste management in emergencies 8 Disposal of dead bodies in emergency conditions 9 How much water is needed in emergencies 10 Hygiene promotion in emergencies 11 Measuring chlorine levels in water supplies 12 Delivering safe water by tanker 13 Planning for excreta disposal in emergencies 14 Technical options for excreta disposal in emergencies 15 Cleaning wells after seawater flooding

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Research Unit

  • Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)

Pages

15;64

Citation

REED, B. (ed.), 2013. Technical notes on drinking-water, sanitation and hygiene in emergencies. Loughborough: Water, Engineering and Development Centre Loughborough University, UK. 2nd edition.

Publisher

WEDC, Loughborough University © World Health Organisation

Version

VoR (Version of Record)

Publication date

2013

Notes

Prepared for WHO by WEDC. Author and Series Editor: Bob Reed. Editorial contributions, design and illustrations by Rod Shaw Line illustrations courtesy of WEDC / IFRC. Additional graphics by Ken Chatterton.

ISBN

9781843801528

Language

en

Editor(s)

Reed, R.A.

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