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Table 3 Materials used to construct pit latrines in Bidibidi refugee camp

From: Towards attaining the recommended Humanitarian Sphere Standards of sanitation in Bidibidi refugee camp found in Yumbe District, Uganda

Part of pit latrine Building material Frequency Percent
Pit latrine slab Wattle and mud 85 49.7
Plastic 44 25.7
Iron bars, cement and sand 24 14.0
Wood 18 10.6
Walls of pit latrine Papyrus (reeds) 64 37.4
Bricks and cement 58 33.9
Wattle and mud 36 21.1
Grass 13 7.6
Roof of pit latrine Papyrus (reeds) 62 36.2
Grass 55 32.2
Iron sheets 42 24.6
No roof 12 7.0
Door of pit latrine Papyrus (reeds) 101 59.0
Iron sheets 48 28.1
Used sacks 2 1.2
No door 20 11.7