Hygiene Condition of Water Use and Sanitation Facilities at Urban Slums: Analysis of Port City Chittagong, Bangladesh / Wyposażenie Sanitarne W Slamsach Miejskich - Analiza Na Podstawie Miasta Portowego Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Department of Medicine and Surgery, Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College, Bogra, Bangladesh
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Department of Civil Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Publication date: 2023-06-12
Civil and Environmental Engineering Reports 2015;16(1):153-166
Low income community development is the prerequisite for the overall development of a society. There are different kinds of parameters to widen community development, such as health, economic, social, a living pattern, etc. Sanitation condition is the crucial aspect that is directly or indirectly inter bond with all the parameters. To see the exact reasons behind brutal unhygienic sanitation conditions of water supply and latrine system in a low cost community, the Chittagong City Corporation area has been picked. Relevant data have been collected from field survey, consultancy with inhabitants, Chittagong City Corporation, Power Development Board, and WASA. To know the possible reasons behind the water supply and germ-infested sanitation, state of a low cost community, this paper attempts to shed some light on the tribulations behind the scarcity of safe drinking water, dirt free as well as sustainable latrine and drainage system and offensive water management.
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