Hawassa is the capital of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s 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

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Author(s)
Furlong, C.


Published in: 2016

Pages: 24


Publisher
WEDC (Water, Engineering and Development Centre) Loughborough University

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