Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene

To improve the lives of Pacific Island people by helping to increase access to water resources and sanitation through improved management of water resources and the development of adequate and sustainable water supply, improved sanitation facilities and hygienic practices for all.

Sanitation is defined as “all conditions that affect health, especially with regard to dirt and infection and specifically to drainage and disposal of sewage and refuse from houses (Concise Oxford Dictionary). More practically it can be referred as a means of collecting and disposing of excreta and community liquid waste in a hygienic way so as not to endanger the health of individuals or the community as a whole.

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