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A review of water and sanitation provision in refugee camps in association with selected health and nutrition indicators

Author: Cronin et al.
Year: 2008
Resource type: Research

A review of water and sanitation provision in refugee camps in association with selected health and nutrition indicators – the need for integrated service provision. A. A. Cronin, D. Shrestha, N. Cornier, F. Abdalla, N. Ezard and C. Aramburu Journal of Water and Health | 06.1 | 2008

Looking at water and sanitation in refugee camps. The importance that hygiene, environmental conditions and local settings have on health (both of refugees and also local communities) is underlined. Interventions to improve indicators across the water, sanitation, health and nutrition sectors rely not only on increased and sustained resources but must entail an integrated approach to simultaneously tackle short-comings across all these vital sectors.

Highlights the water needs for normal situation not including extra for making up BMS, sterilisation of equipment etc.

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