Livelihood condition: sanitation

impact chain for hydrological drought (click any node to view details):
definition:
Relevant question: Is there a functioning santitation infrastructure?

Sanitation generally refers to the provision of facilities and services for the safe disposal of human urine and faeces. Inadequate sanitation is a major cause of disease world-wide and improving sanitation is known to have a significant beneficial impact on health both in households and across communities. The word 'sanitation' also refers to the maintenance of hygienic conditions, through services such as garbage collection and wastewater disposal (WHO).

Note that all definitions do not have specific spatial or temporal limitations. They are defined within a qualitative context and can be specified once they are applied in a certain context.
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