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close this bookEmergency Sanitation: Assessment and Programme Design (WEDC, 2002, 358 p.)
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About the authors

Peter Harvey is a Research Associate at the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC). He has worked as a public health engineer on emergency water supply and sanitation (watsan) programmes in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. He also has experience of rural water supply and sanitation projects in low-income countries. His major interests include groundwater development and the sustainability of water and sanitation projects.

Sohrab Baghri is a civil engineer with over fifteen years experience of water supply and sanitation projects in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He has worked on both emergency and long-term development programmes with a wide range of international aid agencies. His interests include water treatment, environmental sanitation and watsan facilities for children and disabled people. He is now Water and Sanitation Adviser at Plan International's headquarters.

Bob Reed is a Senior Programme Manager at WEDC. He specialises in water supply and sanitation for rural areas, low-income urban communities and refugees. He has considerable experience of training, design and project implementation in the Pacific, the Caribbean, Asia and Africa. In recent years he has focused on the provision of improved and sustainable water supply and sanitation systems for displaced populations.

The authors would like to hear from anyone who uses this book in the field with comments on its usefulness and areas which require improvement. Please forward comments or suggestions to Bob Reed at the address overleaf.


Peter Harvey


Sohrab Baghri


Bob Reed