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  • From: Jane Maxwell <janem@hesperian.org>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 17:29:28 -0800

New Publications from Hesperian
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SANITATION AND CLEANLINESS FOR A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT

This booklet offers basic information and learning activities to
help communities understand and prevent sanitation-related
health problems. It also gives communities information about how
significant sanitation improvements can be made by better use of
local knowledge, skills and resources. Communities are offered a
choice of affordable, safe, and environmentally sound sanitation
alternatives, including instructions for building several kinds
of latrines, as well as ecological sanitation solutions.

Published in collaboration with the United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP).

Available for free as Adobe PDF file (52 pp. 1.9 MB) in English:
http://www.hesperian.org/pdf_files/EHB_Sanitation_EN_lowres.pdf

French: Assainissement et propreté pour un environnement sain
http://www.hesperian.org/pdf_files/EHB_Sanitation_FR_lowres.pdf

Spanish: Saneamiento y limpieza para un ambiente sano
http://www.hesperian.org/pdf_files/EHB_Sanitation_ES_lowres.pdf


WATER FOR LIFE - COMMUNITY WATER SAFETY

This booklet helps communities draw on their own knowledge and
resources to protect and improve existing water sources, as well
as how to develop new sources when needed. It offers basic in-
formation and learning activities to help communities understand
and prevent water-related health problems. Water for Life also
includes information about safe water transport and storage, and
practical methods to make water safe for drinking and cooking.

Also published in collaboration with the UNDP.

Available for free as Adobe PDF file (52 pp. 1.66 MB) English:
http://www.hesperian.org/pdf_files/Water_EN.pdf

French: De l?eau pour la vie La garantie de la sécurité de l?eau
pour les communautés
http://www.hesperian.org/pdf_files/Water_FR.pdf

Spanish: Agua para vivir: Càproteger el agua comunitaria
http://www.hesperian.org/pdf_files/Water_ES.pdf

To order these or any of Hesperian's books, visit our website:
http://www.hesperian.org/buy_books.htm or e-mail us:
mailto:bookorders@hesperian.org

Thank you for your support!

Defend people's right to water! Please join the People's Health
Movement and other organizations in working toward a water-
secure future by signing the People's Statement on the Right to
Water: http://www.righttowater.net/

--
Lisa Gonzalves
Book Publicist/Promotions
Hesperian Foundation
Publishing for Community Health and Empowerment
1919 Addison Street, Suite 304
Berkeley, California 94704
Tel: +1-510-845-1447 x235
Fax: +1-510-845-0539
mailto:lisa@hesperian.org
http://www.hesperian.org