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Cholera and other epidemic diarrhoeal diseases control.Technical cards on environmental sanitation

WHO/EMC/DIS/97/6


Cholera and other epidemic diarrhoeal diseases control.Technical cards on environmental sanitation

Planning and management topics
  • Emergency Interventions for Cholera Outbreaks
  • Estimating Requirements for Water Quality Monitoring and Control
  • Community Planning for Diarrhoeal Disease Control
Technology selection and construction topics
  • Well Sinking in Non-Collapsing Formations
  • Spring Protection
  • Excreta Disposal Options
  • Septic Tank Systems for Peri Urban Areas
  • Ventilated Improved Pit Latrines
  • Rainwater Harvesting Systems
Technology maintenance
  • Afridev Handpump Maintenance
  • Repair of the Model "A" Bushpump
Water quality and hygiene topics
  • Household Water Treatment and Storage
  • Disinfectants
  • Cleaning and Disinfection of Wells
  • Dosing Water with Hypochlorite Solutions
  • Testing for Chlorine
  • Cleaning and Disinfection of Storage Tanks, Tanker Trucks and Pipelines
  • Sanitary Surveillance of Wells and Boreholes
  • Sanitary Surveillance of a Distribution System
  • Collection of Water Samples – Sampling
  • Collecting Water Samples - Methods

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