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Title: L'alimentation en eau et les installations sanitaires pour les personnes handicapees et autres groupes vulnerables: La conception de services permettant d'ameliorer l'accessibilite (Water and sanitation for disabled people and other vulnerable groups: Designing services to improve accessibility)
Authors: Jones, Hazel
Reed, Bob
Keywords: Bangladesh
Bathing facilities
Cambodia
Case studies
Disability
Hand pumps
Latrines
Personal hygiene
Tibet
Toilet hygiene
Uganda
Visual aids
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: JONES, H. and REED, B., 2006. L'alimentation en eau et les installations sanitaires pour les personnes handicapees et autres groupes vulnerables: La conception de services permettant d'ameliorer l'accessibilite (Water and sanitation for disabled people and other vulnerable groups: Designing services to improve accessibility). Loughborough: WEDC, Loughborough University.
Abstract: Over 500 million people in the world are disabled, the majority of whom live in poverty in low-income communities. A major contributing factor to the poverty of disabled people is their lack of access to sanitation and safe water. The Millennium Development Goals of poverty reduction, health and access to safe water and sanitation will be difficult to achieve equitably without addressing the access needs of disabled people. Many other vulnerable groups of people also experience difficulties using water and sanitation facilities, such as frail, elderly people, pregnant women, parents with small children, and people who are injured or sick – including people with AIDS. Despite the size of the problem, almost nothing has been published on this subject to date, and disabled people continue to be ignored by providers of water and sanitation services. Based on three years of international research and collaboration with water and sanitation and disability sector organisations, this book fills a significant gap in knowledge, and should be of interest to the following audiences: Water and sanitation sector planners, to enable them to consider the needs of disabled people in low-income communities in the development of strategies and general programme design; Water and sanitation service providers, to enable them to implement ordinary programmes and services in ways that include disabled people; Organisations providing disability services, to enable them to address the issue of access to water and sanitation in their work; and Disabled people's organisations, providing information and ideas to use in advocacy for access and rights, and to engage in the consultation process. The main focus of the book is on facilities for families in rural and peri-urban areas of low- and middle-income countries, but many of the approaches and solutions may also be applied in institutional settings, such as schools and hospitals and in emergency situations.
Description: This book was published by the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University. This record is made up of 13 files. Individual chapters and the complete pdf are available to download from the record. This book is also available in English at https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/30796.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/30778
ISBN: 9781843801016
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