• disease
  • Oxfam is working in earthquake-affected areas of Haiti to provide clean water and sanitation as a means to prevent serious outbreaks of disease. (oxfam.org)
  • Sanitation system aim to protect human health by providing a clean environment that will stop the transmission of disease, especially through the fecal-oral route. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main objective of a sanitation system is to protect and promote human health by providing a clean environment and breaking the cycle of disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diarrheal disease, a preventable disease largely caused by poor sanitation and hygiene, is a leading cause of child malnutrition and mortality, claiming around 760,000 lives of children under 5 every year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ship sanitation certificates can be of two types: Ship Sanitation Control Exemption Certificates (SSCEC) are issued to vessels that have passed flying fists that verifies that the ship is free of havdyr vectors, potential disease reservoirs or ill humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also provides information on pool sanitation and water related illnesses for health professionals and the public. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our work has shown that sanitation does improve health - simple achievable interventions reduce for example diarrhoeal disease by 391 million cases per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • WaterAid "Poor sanitation and water supplies are the engines that drive cycles of disease, poverty and powerlessness in developing nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Millennium Devel
  • The goal of 2008 as the International Year of Sanitation was to help raise awareness of this crisis and to accelerate progress towards reaching the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDG's) and cutting the number of people without access to basic sanitation in half by the year 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • The year aimed to develop awareness and action to meet the Millennium Development Goals sanitation target. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2008 The spotlight on sanitation as a major issue worldwide began in 2000 with the United Nations adoption of the Millennium Development Goals, which aim at diminishing poverty and increasing health and the general well-being of all people. (wikipedia.org)
  • sustainability
  • According to the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance, when improving an existing and/or designing a new sanitation system, sustainability criteria related to the following aspects should be considered: Health aspects include the risk of exposure to pathogens and hazardous substances that could affect public health at all points of the sanitation system from the toilet via the collection and treatment system to the point of reuse or disposal. (wikipedia.org)
  • The activities of the SuSanA network have contributed to increasing awareness about sustainability in the sanitation sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • sewage
  • Sanitation technologies may involve centralized civil engineering structures like sewer systems, sewage treatment, surface runoff treatment and solid waste landfills. (wikipedia.org)
  • On Monday February 12, most of the city's sanitation and sewage workers did not show up for work. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Marine Sanitation Device, commonly known as an "MSD" is a piece of machinery or a mechanical system that is dedicated to treat, process, and/or store raw, untreated sewage that can accumulate onboard water vessels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sanitation in Dubai involves planning and managing Dubai's waste and sewage management infrastructure. (wikipedia.org)
  • provision
  • Even though the JMP found coverage levels to be at 85% in 2010, the Nicaraguan Water and Sewerage Enterprise (ENACAL) , the public utility responsible for provision of water and sanitation services to urban areas, estimates that effective coverage is less than 60 percent due to insufficient and unreliable service. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • A new report from the USAID -funded Afghan Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation (SWSS) Project , led by Tetra Tech ARD , describes the methodology and results from the Sustainable Health Outcomes component, led by Management Sciences for Health (MSH). (msh.org)
  • The SWSS project worked to improve the health and infrastructure of rural Afghans, with an emphasis on providing water supply and sanitation facilities and improving community hygiene behaviors ( read stories ). (msh.org)
  • The purpose of sustainable sanitation is the same as sanitation in general: to protect human health. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Ship Sanitation Certificate is a document that corroborates a ship's compliance with maritime sanitation and quarantine rules specified in article 39 of the International Health Regulations (2005) issued by the Utkilen Kirkenes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ship Sanitation Control Certificates (SSCC) are issued when a health risk is found, and control measures (fumigation, etc.) have been successfully carried out. (wikipedia.org)
  • Human Waste Report 2002 "It is clear that investing in sanitation generates massive returns on health, the environment and the economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • viable
  • In order to be sustainable a sanitation system has to be not only economically viable, socially acceptable, and technically and institutionally appropriate, but it should also protect the environment and the natural resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the context of the 'United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 6 to ensure sanitation for all by 2030', CBS systems have emerged as a viable, low-cost sanitation solution. (wikipedia.org)
  • approaches
  • A couple of years ago, the WaterAid Tanzania team identified several locations within the Temeke municipality , on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam, which would be suitable to pilot market-based approaches to sanitation. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • A range of sanitation technologies and approaches exists. (wikipedia.org)
  • facilities
  • Providing showers and handwashing facilities is also part of emergency sanitation during all phases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to usually cramped living conditions there is a high risk of conflict and often also cases of sexual violence, both of which often are in some relation to the sanitation facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the typically short time frame of arrivals and the non-existing infrastructure, these kind of encampments pose maybe the greatest challenge in regards to providing adequate emergency sanitation facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • safe
  • Church World Service is urging the United States to accelerate its efforts to help meet current and future water needs for all, by urging Congress to approve US $500 million in global funding for safe drinking water and sanitation. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • With suitable development, support and effective partnerships, some believe CBS can be scaled up to provide more low-income urban populations with safe sanitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • towards
  • For reasons of simplicity-being able to monitor the sanitation situation with household surveys-the JMP had to find a simple differentiation between "improved" sanitation (toilets that count towards the MDG goals) and "unimproved" sanitation (toilets that do not count towards the MDG goals). (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Governments will today (Nov 19) be accused of denying millions of people in the developing world a simple medical breakthrough - sanitation - that transformed British society 150 years ago. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • The overall purposes of sanitation are to provide a healthy living environment for everyone, to protect the natural resources (such as surface water, groundwater, soil), and to provide safety, security and dignity for people when they defecate or urinate. (wikipedia.org)
  • On current trends, the world will miss the sanitation target by more than half a billion people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Action to improve sanitation is an important step to enable the poorest people to escape poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • groundwater
  • For example, a pit latrine with a slab can become unsustainable sanitation if it is polluting the groundwater or if the waste sludge that is removed from the pit latrine is dumped into the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • infrastructure
  • Sanitation infrastructure has to be adapted to several specific contexts including consumers' expectations and local resources available. (wikipedia.org)
  • It documented developments in sanitation, water infrastructure, and later building developments and maintenance in Britain, with a particular focus on London. (wikipedia.org)
  • Host community settings with significant displacement into outside communities (usually urban) with existing but maybe also effected sanitation infrastructure in private homes. (wikipedia.org)
  • program
  • The National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP) is a program under which the federal Food and Drug Administration works cooperatively with the states, the Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference, and industry to assure the safety of molluscan shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels). (wikipedia.org)
  • service
  • Whilst the interest rate was about double than that offered by commercial banks, what it gained from the relationship was much greater flexibility and crucial advisory support that commercial banks were not offering, as they did not recognise the business potential around sanitation service delivery, despite being willing lenders. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • Several sanitation "levels" are being used to compare sanitation service levels within countries or across countries. (wikipedia.org)