The Use of Poo Bags for Safe Excreta Disposal in Emergency Settings
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SeriesOxfam Technical Briefing Notes
Document typeTechnical briefing
Safe excreta disposal is a top priority in an emergency, but one that takes time and extensive resources to implement. This Technical Briefing Note examines the use of poo bags for safe excreta containment and disposal in urban emergency settings. The Brief also explores ways of building more complete excreta management systems to ensure not only safe disposal, but also to ensure the dignity and safety of users.