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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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This was already seen in Cambodia with The Easy Latrine an affordable pour- flush latrine the development and market introduction of which was supported by the World Bank.
procyonis roundworms required removing all latrines and heat sterilizing latrine substrates (5,6).
For a PS60 donation, people can twin their toilets at home, work, school or church with a latrine in a number of countries.
The factors studied were intestinal parasitic disease, symptoms caused by lack of hygiene, water consumption habits, absence from school, sources of clean drinking water at school, and latrine use.
The definition of manual scavenger has been widened to include a person engaged or employed, inter alia, for manual cleaning of human excreta in an insanitary latrine or in an open drain or pit, railway tracks.
Didier Sampy, a sanitary mason trained in latrine construction by a local charity, says he's built 25 latrines in his village in the east of the country, of which five were remarkable because people paid outright, even though loans were available.
Analysis of latrine and water usage data from the SWEETSense instruments at the four sites was conducted in March 2013.
She describes her portfolio saying, "I have been elected Minister of Cleanliness and my job is to keep all students in good health, see that they drink clean water, that they come to school clean and that the school latrines and courtyard are clean."
The extent to which microbes from pit latrine wastes may be transported and contaminate groundwater largely depends on the environmental context of the area, particularly hydrological and soil conditions.
'When we shone the torch inside (the pit latrine) we could see the hands and intestines but not the head.
I have liaised with the children's department for guidance," said Ms Karimi.The infant was discovered by a tenant in the pit latrine who alerted the neighbours and the police.
The North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) is a top predator in aquatic systems that commonly establishes latrine sites for communication (Stevens and Serfass, 2008; Day et al., 2016).