“In crowded internally displaced camps, this is crucial to prevent diseases and epidemic outbreaks. In 2016, 152 000 people benefited from improved access to sanitation through latrines construction and waste management systems. ” UNICEF report from 2016
This is only a snapshot of the bigger issues at play here. The entire region has been decimated through ongoing war ad violence and is only now starting to show small signs of recovery due to the increased humanitarian aid going into the region.
We have been working closely with these organisations to deliver a feasible plan for the short term treatment of the more hazardous waste streams being generated. Currently in Zaire this is primarily medical waste.