Strategies to promote open defecation free (ODF) communities in Nepal's Terai region.
|Title||Study to identify appropriate approach and strategies for sustainable sanitation intervention in Terai|
|Publication Type||Research Report|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Pagination||105 p. : fig, maps, tab.|
|Publisher||Environmental Sanitation and Disaster Management Section, Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (ESDMS/DWSS)|
|Place Published||Kathmandu, Nepal|
This study identifies good practices, barriers and challenges for promoting hygiene and sanitation in the Terai region of Nepal in the context of the ongoing open defecation free (ODF) movement and recommends appropriate intervention strategies and approaches for further improvement.
More specifically the study examines:
In addition to a literature review, the research team consulted a range of key stakeholders Focus Group Discussions (FGDs), Dynamic Interaction Sessions (DISs), key informant interviews, consultation meetings, and transect walks at the community level.
The study covered the 8 districts of Terai which have been termed by the WASH sector as "Sanitation Dark Districts" namely - Siraha, Saptari, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Bara and Parsa. Of them, three districts namely - Saptari, Siraha and Parsa were selected purposively for in-depth field study. The field study was carried out from December 2013 to March 2014.
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