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Water, sanitation, hygiene and habitat in prisons: supplementary guidance

Water, sanitation, hygiene and habitat in prisons: supplementary guidance

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A practical handbook covering the architecture, engineering, design and operation of prisons. It is intended for all ICRC delegates working in places of detention, whether they have extensive practical experience or are new to the field.

This publication is designed to be read in conjunction with the ICRC reference manual Water, sanitation, hygiene and habitat in prisons.
A practical handbook covering the architecture, engineering, design and operation of prisons. It is intended for all ICRC delegates working in places of detention, whether they have extensive practical experience or are new to the field.

This publication is designed to be read in conjunction with the ICRC reference manual Water, sanitation, hygiene and habitat in prisons.

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Published by: International Committee of the Red Cross on Aug 22, 2012
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>Toilets: 1:25 persons. A minimum of one toilet should be provided for each

accommodation area that houses up to 25 detainees. Where single cells are

provided, each cell should contain a toilet. In multiple occupancy cells or dormi-

tories, some cultures will be accustomed to having a much higher number of

toilet and shower fxtures.

>Showers: 1:50 persons – 3 showers per week (minimum and according to

local climatic conditions)
>Taps in latrines: 1 for each toilet block for washing hands46

46 ICRC, Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Habitat in Prisons, ICRC, Geneva, Chapter 2.5.

This chapter deals with the infrastructure required for efective sanitation and hygiene

standards to be achieved and maintained and the relevant operational implications.

Good practice and operational implications

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