Emergency toilets for the people affected by the Mount Sinabung eruptions

Mount Sinabung erupted in September 2013, causing the mass evacuation of more than 30,000 people. Evacuees were placed in public buildings such as churches, mosques, schools and universities, as well as tent camps. Pour-flush toilets were provided by the government. However, the level of provision w...

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Main Authors: Haudi Hasaya, Yoke P. Thye, Agus J. Effendi, P. Soewondo, D. Brdjanovic, T. Setiadi
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spelling rr-article-95959222014-01-01T00:00:00Z Emergency toilets for the people affected by the Mount Sinabung eruptions Haudi Hasaya (7229576) Yoke P. Thye (7229579) Agus J. Effendi (7229582) P. Soewondo (7229585) D. Brdjanovic (3496418) T. Setiadi (7229588) untagged Mount Sinabung erupted in September 2013, causing the mass evacuation of more than 30,000 people. Evacuees were placed in public buildings such as churches, mosques, schools and universities, as well as tent camps. Pour-flush toilets were provided by the government. However, the level of provision was generally inadequate. The continuity of water was a major concern, with the people relying on water trucks for the supply of water. Toilets were not properly maintained and rubbish was found around toilets, which could clog drainage channels. Insufficient cleaning tools were provided. Coverage far exceeded generally accepted targets of twenty people per toilet. To address these issues, water supply should be closely monitored, additional toilets installed, adequate cleaning tools should be provided and people should be better organised to maintain toilets. 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z Text Conference contribution 2134/31052 https://figshare.com/articles/conference_contribution/Emergency_toilets_for_the_people_affected_by_the_Mount_Sinabung_eruptions/9595922 CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
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Haudi Hasaya
Yoke P. Thye
Agus J. Effendi
P. Soewondo
D. Brdjanovic
T. Setiadi
Emergency toilets for the people affected by the Mount Sinabung eruptions
description Mount Sinabung erupted in September 2013, causing the mass evacuation of more than 30,000 people. Evacuees were placed in public buildings such as churches, mosques, schools and universities, as well as tent camps. Pour-flush toilets were provided by the government. However, the level of provision was generally inadequate. The continuity of water was a major concern, with the people relying on water trucks for the supply of water. Toilets were not properly maintained and rubbish was found around toilets, which could clog drainage channels. Insufficient cleaning tools were provided. Coverage far exceeded generally accepted targets of twenty people per toilet. To address these issues, water supply should be closely monitored, additional toilets installed, adequate cleaning tools should be provided and people should be better organised to maintain toilets.
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Conference proceeding
author Haudi Hasaya
Yoke P. Thye
Agus J. Effendi
P. Soewondo
D. Brdjanovic
T. Setiadi
author_facet Haudi Hasaya
Yoke P. Thye
Agus J. Effendi
P. Soewondo
D. Brdjanovic
T. Setiadi
author_sort Haudi Hasaya (7229576)
title Emergency toilets for the people affected by the Mount Sinabung eruptions
title_short Emergency toilets for the people affected by the Mount Sinabung eruptions
title_full Emergency toilets for the people affected by the Mount Sinabung eruptions
title_fullStr Emergency toilets for the people affected by the Mount Sinabung eruptions
title_full_unstemmed Emergency toilets for the people affected by the Mount Sinabung eruptions
title_sort emergency toilets for the people affected by the mount sinabung eruptions
publishDate 2014
url https://hdl.handle.net/2134/31052
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