Hawassa is the capital of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People¬ís Region in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Central Statistical Agency estimates that the population of Hawassa is 351,469 and it has an annual population growth rate of 4%. 100% of the population is reliant on onsite sanitation. The most popular sanitation technology being semi-lined pits (56%). Although the SFD shows that 75% of the excreta as being safely contained, it is actually being discharged into the soil.
Date of production: 9/6/2016
Last update: 9/6/2016
Keywords SFD, Hawassa, Ethiopia, City, WASH, Sanitation
Author(s) Furlong, C.
Published in: 2016
Publisher WEDC (Water, Engineering and Development Centre) Loughborough University