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Title: Effective emergency WASH response using demand-driven methods: case study from Afghanistan
Authors: Burt, Murray
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: BURT, M., 2011. Effective emergency WASH response using demand-driven methods: case study from Afghanistan. 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: In the post-emergency context, economic revitalization is a key factor for any response. Therefore, demand-driven interventions that promote sustainable livelihoods should be favoured. This case study from Afghanistan illustrates effective emergency WASH response using demand-driven methods in a post conflict setting. Resources were invested in promotion and marketing of household-level water and sanitation interventions. At the same time, artisans were trained and livelihoods were developed to meet the new demand for household water filters and latrines. This approach has created sustainable livelihoods for many artisans while also addressing health issues relating to water quality and sanitation.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/28985
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