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TitleMeriche community report: cost of water and sanitation services in Meriche in the East Gonja District of Northern Region, Ghana
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsNyarko, KB
Pagination8 p.; 3 Tab.; 3 Fig,;
Date Published11/2012
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
TypeWASHCost Ghana community report
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordscost of water, ghana, rural and peri-urban areas

This report was generated from a study into the cost of water and sanitation services received by the  inhabitants in Meriche in the East Gonja District of the Northern region of Ghana.

Meriche community with a population of 599 has only one formal water system which has not been reliable.As a result all the inhabitants are not receiving the basic water service level. For sanitation, the community has no toilet facilities. Members of the community were either practising dig and bury or open defecation. [author abstract]




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