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latrine

(lă-trēn′) [L. latrina, lavatrina, washroom]
A toilet, typically a large open receptacle excavated in the ground, often used in military settings.

pit latrine

A type of outdoor latrine, used where it is impractical to provide a standard, flushing-type toilet. The structure, which is excavated in the soil, may be manufactured and installed so that odors and flies are minimized.
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Mao Sokunthea a villager from Thmey in Kandal Province Cambodia recently built an outhouse with pour-flush latrine which her daughter and son paid for through agreed monthly installments of USD$25.
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For example, latrine use in Pekojan is significantly higher than the other sites, while the water use in Bekasi is significantly higher than others.
Other items are buckets and gloves, face masks to protect against the dust, soap and bleach, everything needed for thorough cleanliness to be maintained at the water pump and in the latrines with the hand washing stations.
Movement of bacteria from latrines is often limited by formation of a "scum mat," which develops around the latrine pit and reduces the movement of fecal bacteria (BGS 2002; Caldwell 1937a).
A video recording seen by the Star shows Ng'ang'a telling the mob that a bodaboda operator helped him to carry the body parts to the pit latrine. He does not disclose the rider's identity.
The police rescued the infant, who was wrapped in a bedsheet then put in a gunny bag that well tied at the top before being dumped into the latrine.
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