Solid waste and faecal sludge management in situations of rapid mass displacement are important to public health and providing for a betterenvironment.Despite this, both have been neglected in WASH programmes, which tend to have a focus on water. Howeverincreasing efforts are being made to find solutions to challenges in solid waste and faecal sludge management in difficult circumstances in humanitarian emergencies. Findings from the study includes for solid waste management, the importance of immediately clearing any toxic materials, remove blockages to thoroughfares or drainage channels and remove dead bodies. For Faecal sludge management, indiscriminate defecation is usually the main health hazard of the first phase of an emergency and the main objective of faecal sludge management should be to prevent this.
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