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Author(s): WaterAid
Published in: 2018
Pages: 10
Publisher: WaterAid Nepal


SFD Report - Lahan, Nepal

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.