Recent investigations into the March 2003 outbreak of SARS in Hong Kong have concluded that environmental factors played an importan
This paper describes the potential of ecological sanitation (ecosan), and in particular of urine-diversion dehydrating (UDD) toilets
A number of organizations engaged in tanker trucks to deliver water to populations affected by the 2005 tsunami in Indonesia.
The water supply of the rural coastal areas in Sri Lanka is provided by private open dug wells, most of which have been flooded by s
Following the earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean in 2004, the emergency response that ensued prioritized the health and well
After emergency situations, aid agencies tend to implement sanitation systems that exhibit good principles for managing human excret
When the Asian tsunami struck the Andaman Islands, nearly 7,000 people were relocated in six camps.
Communicable diseases are of particular concern in conflict and disaster-affected populations that reside in camp settings.