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latrine

[lə‚trēn]
(engineering)
A toilet facility, either fixed or of a portable nature, such as is maintained underground for use by miners.

latrine

1. A public toilet.
2. A privy.
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During surveys, we recorded a site as positive if [greater than or equal to]l active latrine (defined as having [greater than or equal to]1 scat) was present.
The National Assembly yesterday became one of the first organisations in Wales to sign up for an initiative aimed at funding clean latrines in the struggling African nation of Burundi.
Ms Tshireletso noted that the position of government was to phase out the old pit latrines found in primary schools.
Feiswal, who was in Form Four, had moments before warned her younger sister against sitting on the latrine, only for her to fall into it, said her cousin, Aisha Gumba.
The toilet-selling businesses could expand further in a country that still sorely needs latrines.
For example, for those who think they have explored every inch of Pompeii, Koloski-Ostrow makes them mindful that they have missed nearly every latrine location, as only eleven out of a much larger number are open to the public--with most of those that survive being private rather than public toilets.
Latrines are a type of primitive toilet that collects human faeces, and the word latrine originates from Latin 'latrina' or 'lavatrina' meaning 'to wash'.
Criteria for Sanitary Latrine: [8] A sanitary latrine is one which does not--pollute or contaminate soil, pollute or contaminate ground water, pollute or contaminate surface water, act as medium to fly breeding or access to flies and animals, require handling, produce odour and give ugly sight, Require huge amount of money and high technology.
Oxfam has also constructed latrines and shower shelters, and initiated a hygiene promotion campaign among the tens of thousands of the internally displaced persons.
of India provides fund to build sanitary latrines in all villages, schools for families of below poverty line families & above poverty line families through Samgra Swachhata Abhiyan through respective Janpad Panchayats.
Access to credit for cash-constrained families is critical to ensure they have the opportunity to invest in a latrine.
Migbar Melaku, 14, and Melkey Desalew, 13 The girls attend Bassie School in the Amhara region, where separate latrine blocks for boys and girls were installed two years ago.