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close this bookPublic Health Technician (MSF, 1994, 192 p.)
close this folderII - Sanitation
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View the documentA. Excreta disposal
View the documentB. Removal and treatment of wastewater
View the documentC. Collection and disposal of refuse
View the documentD. Technical briefs


This chapter describes the health risks created by inadequate sanitation. It suggests some simple techniques for disposal of excreta, wastewater and refuse, which improve environmental sanitation and thus create "sanitary barriers".