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The SQUAT survey was designed to be representative of the rural open defecation challenge in five plains states of north India: Bihar, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. The states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana...Read More..

Geography: North India

Recent research highlights the importance of sanitation for health and for human capital development, and thus ultimately for economic growth in India. It is widely accepted that poor sanitation causes intestinal diseases which reduce the absorption of calories and nutrients,...Read More..

Geography: South Asia