Open defecation - updates

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Surabaya, kota metropolitan yang kekurangan jamban

Oct 13, 2017 - 5:37 PM

Surabaya dikenal sebagai kota yang bersih dan nyaman karena memiliki banyak taman. Namun di balik itu, masih ada warga yang masih buang air besar bukan di jamban sehat

Why toilets matter: Ending open defecation in PH

Nov 20, 2014 - 10:37 AM

Open defecation practiced by 7 million people in the Philippines is both a public health problem and a safety and dignity problem for women and girls

BETTER SANITATION. Filipino residents hold water containers as they participate in an event to mark World Toilet Day at a poor community in Manila, Philippines, November 19, 2014. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Masbate's barangay folks lead sanitation efforts

Nov 19, 2014 - 1:23 PM

Find out how several communities on the island of Masbate changed a bad habit that threatened their health and the environment

Yolanda-hit villages are first ‘Zero Open Defecation’ areas

Sep 27, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Western Leyte has areas with some of the highest rates of open defecation in the country even before Yolanda In the immediate aftermath of the super typhoon around 65 of areas in the region did not have access to toilets

ZERO DEFECATION.  Community members in Western Leyte help build low cost septic tank and toilets. Photo by Save the Children