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Title: Adapting alternative sanitation systems for emergencies: teaching old dogs new tricks?
Authors: Shaylor, Esther
Coates, Sue
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: SHAYLOR, E. and COATES, S., 2011. Adapting alternative sanitation systems for emergencies: teaching old dogs new tricks? IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). The future of water, sanitation and hygiene in low-income countries - Innovation, adaptation and engagement in a changing world: Proceedings of the 35th WEDC International Conference, Loughborough, UK, 6-8 July 2011, 4p.p.
Abstract: As emergency scenarios increase in number and complexity, standard sanitation solutions are not always able to meet the demand of populations or environmental situations. Alternative sanitation systems provide a viable way forward yet many of these technologies, such as urine diversion, are being resisted by humanitarian engineers who typically cite the inability of users to adapt behaviours. This paper reports research in to this situation, drawing on experiences from the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/28831
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