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Lahan Municipality is a small commercial town in Siraha District, located in province number 2 in Nepal. It has a population of about 93,000 people and is nearly 350 kilometres east of the capital city Kathmandu. The majority of the population in Lahan (92%) uses onsite sanitation systems. 3% of the residents use toilets discharging directly into open drains, while an estimated 5% practices open defecation. Only 23% of the excreta in Lahan is safely manged, leaving 77% unsafely managed. This SFD report was prepared by WaterAid and commissioned by GIZ GmbH.
- Prepared by: WaterAid
- Date of production: 20/08/2018
- Last update: 05/02/2019