Sentence Examples


  • As the city has always been notoriously unhealthful, the United States, on undertaking the construction of the Panama Canal, became interested in preventing its becoming a centre of infection for the Canal Zone, and by the treaty of November 1903 secured complete jurisdiction in the city and harbour over all matters relating to sanitation and quarantine, and engaged to construct a system of waterworks and sewers in the municipality, which had been practically completed in 1907.
  • WHO, UNICEF, NATO and UNHCR are meeting today in Tirana to coordinate water and sanitation activities in camps and collective centers.
  • Diseases related to poor sanitation include dysentery, hepatitis, bilharzia, guinea worm, hook worm and tape worm.
  • It is most common in areas of poor sanitation where human or animal feces enter the water supply.
  • The workhouse was greatly overcrowded, food was short, sanitation was poor, and diseases such as typhus fever and dysentery were widespread.

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