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At a Glance

As on Dec 31, 2021

Safety Managed Sanitation

08

Number of FSTP

08

People Served

08

Treatment Capacity

08

Thakurgaon

As on 2020
Area 30.03km2

92 K

Population (in thousand)

26 m3/day

FS Generation

29%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

25

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

15%

Safety Managed Sanitation

31 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

0%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Panchagarh

As on 2020
Area 20.72km2

53 K

Population (in thousand)

13 m3/day

FS Generation

43%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

16%

Safety Managed Sanitation

18 ton/day

Solid waste generation

78%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Nilphamari

As on 2020
Area 19.28km2

54 K

Population (in thousand)

2 m3/day

FS Generation

29%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

7%

Safety Managed Sanitation

18 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

89%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Dinajpur

As on 2020
Area 21.06km2

214 K

Population (in thousand)

48 m3/day

FS Generation

34%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

17%

Safety Managed Sanitation

73 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

49%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Lalmonirhat

As on 2020
Area 37.37km2

98 K

Population (in thousand)

28 m3/day

FS Generation

27%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

7%

Safety Managed Sanitation

25 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

26%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Rangpur

As on 2020
Area 80.69km2

401 K

Population (in thousand)

105 m3/day

FS Generation

35%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

15%

Safety Managed Sanitation

229 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

35%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Kurigram

As on 2020
Area 27.04km2

92 K

Population (in thousand)

24 m3/day

FS Generation

46%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

12%

Safety Managed Sanitation

31 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

42%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Gaibandha

As on 2020
Area 11.29km2

75 K

Population (in thousand)

18 m3/day

FS Generation

43%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

11%

Safety Managed Sanitation

26 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

88%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Joypurhat

As on 2020
Area 18.54km2

84 K

Population (in thousand)

17 m3/day

FS Generation

28%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

30%

Safety Managed Sanitation

26 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

65%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Naogaon

As on 2020
Area 37.08km2

172 K

Population (in thousand)

40 m3/day

FS Generation

30%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

19%

Safety Managed Sanitation

59 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

27%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Chapai Nawabganj

As on 2020
Area 32.90km2

238 K

Population (in thousand)

120 m3/day

FS Generation

31%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

1

Number of FSTP

21%

Safety Managed Sanitation

74 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

57%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Bogura

As on 2020
Area 68.63km2

501 K

Population (in thousand)

166 m3/day

FS Generation

46%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

11%

Safety Managed Sanitation

171 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

82%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Jamalpur

As on 2020
Area 3.16km2

178 K

Population (in thousand)

54 m3/day

FS Generation

39%

FS Collection

68%

FS Treatment

2

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

1%

Safety Managed Sanitation

61 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

53%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Rajshahi

As on 2020
Area 97.18km2

613 K

Population (in thousand)

0m3/day

FS Generation

30%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

25%

Safety Managed Sanitation

351 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

75%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Natore

As on 2020
Area 14.84km2

101 K

Population (in thousand)

23 m3/day

FS Generation

35%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

4

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

12%

Safety Managed Sanitation

35 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

91%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Sirajgonj

As on 2020
Area 28.49km2

198 K

Population (in thousand)

39 m3/day

FS Generation

39%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

18%

Safety Managed Sanitation

68 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

88%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Pabna

As on 2020
Area 27.27km2

198 K

Population (in thousand)

40 m3/day

FS Generation

35%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

2%

Safety Managed Sanitation

103 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

52%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Sherpur

As on 2020
Area 24.92km2

123 K

Population (in thousand)

28 m3/day

FS Generation

43%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

15%

Safety Managed Sanitation

38 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

68%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Mymensingh

As on 2020
Area 105.29km2

767 K

Population (in thousand)

186 m3/day

FS Generation

30%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

20%

Safety Managed Sanitation

399 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

58%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Netrokona

As on 2020
Area 29.38 km2

121 K

Population (in thousand)

31 m3/day

FS Generation

55%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

15%

Safety Managed Sanitation

37 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

35%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Sunamganj

As on 2020
Area 17.31 km2

75 K

Population (in thousand)

14 m3/day

FS Generation

19%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

15%

Safety Managed Sanitation

25 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

71%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Sylhet

As on 2020
Area 26.50 km2

659 K

Population (in thousand)

129 m3/day

FS Generation

30%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

23%

Safety Managed Sanitation

343 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

76%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Maulavibazar

As on 2020
Area 10.36 km2

77 K

Population (in thousand)

22 m3/day

FS Generation

62%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

11%

Safety Managed Sanitation

26 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

88%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Habiganj

As on 2020
Area 8.97 km2

94 K

Population (in thousand)

25 m3/day

FS Generation

64%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

10%

Safety Managed Sanitation

29 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

69%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Kishorganj

As on 2020
Area 15.57 km2

130 K

Population (in thousand)

33 m3/day

FS Generation

42%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

8%

Safety Managed Sanitation

44 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

75%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Gazipur

As on 2020
Area 321 km2

2170 K

Population (in thousand)

452 m3/day

FS Generation

38%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

3

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

16%

Safety Managed Sanitation

1354 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

80%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Narsingdi

As on 2020
Area 14.75 km2

179 K

Population (in thousand)

35 m3/day

FS Generation

52%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

2%

Safety Managed Sanitation

102 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

55%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Brahmanbaria

As on 2020
Area 17.60 km2

206 K

Population (in thousand)

48 m3/day

FS Generation

38%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

5%

Safety Managed Sanitation

70 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

64%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Tangail

As on 2020
Area 33.45 km2

200 K

Population (in thousand)

50 m3/day

FS Generation

39%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

11%

Safety Managed Sanitation

68 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

60%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Manikganj

As on 2020
Area 23.13 km2

86 K

Population (in thousand)

30 m3/day

FS Generation

35%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

7%

Safety Managed Sanitation

29 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

69%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Narayanganj

As on 2020
Area 72.43 km2

2000 K

Population (in thousand)

411 m3/day

FS Generation

34%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

5

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

2%

Safety Managed Sanitation

1144 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

17%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Munshiganj

As on 2020
Area 17.74 km2

84 K

Population (in thousand)

21 m3/day

FS Generation

44%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

13%

Safety Managed Sanitation

29 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

72%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Kushtia

As on 2020
Area 13.32 km2

123 K

Population (in thousand)

32 m3/day

FS Generation

51%

FS Collection

41%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

1

Number of FSTP

26%

Safety Managed Sanitation

42 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

48%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Rajbari

As on 2020
Area 12.66 km2

61 K

Population (in thousand)

14 m3/day

FS Generation

37%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

10%

Safety Managed Sanitation

21 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

95%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Faridpur

As on 2020
Area 19.07 km2

164 K

Population (in thousand)

34 m3/day

FS Generation

49%

FS Collection

70%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

36%

Safety Managed Sanitation

51 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

94%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Meherpur

As on 2020
Area 15.90 km2

47 K

Population (in thousand)

12 m3/day

FS Generation

37%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

10%

Safety Managed Sanitation

16 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

94%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Chuadanga

As on 2020
Area 37.37 km2

98 K

Population (in thousand)

28 m3/day

FS Generation

27%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

9%

Safety Managed Sanitation

38 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

64%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Jhenaidha

As on 2020
Area 40.86 km2

129 K

Population (in thousand)

34 m3/day

FS Generation

48%

FS Collection

78%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

1

Number of FSTP

29%

Safety Managed Sanitation

44 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

32%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Magura

As on 2020
Area 43.92 km2

112 K

Population (in thousand)

12 m3/day

FS Generation

47%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

8%

Safety Managed Sanitation

38 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

47%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Madaripur

As on 2020
Area 14.22 km2

69 K

Population (in thousand)

15 m3/day

FS Generation

45%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

16%

Safety Managed Sanitation

23 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

78%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Shariatpur

As on 2020
Area 24.92 km2

54 K

Population (in thousand)

13 m3/day

FS Generation

45%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

13%

Safety Managed Sanitation

18 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

49%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Jessore

As on 2020
Area 14.71 km2

229 K

Population (in thousand)

60 m3/day

FS Generation

50%

FS Collection

16%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

1

Number of FSTP

20%

Safety Managed Sanitation

78 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

69%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Narail

As on 2020
Area 26.90 km2

46 K

Population (in thousand)

24 m3/day

FS Generation

42%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

12%

Safety Managed Sanitation

16 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

38%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Gopalganj

As on 2020
Area 14.25 km2

59 K

Population (in thousand)

16 m3/day

FS Generation

60%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

19%

Safety Managed Sanitation

20 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

75%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Satkhira

As on 2020
Area 32.39 km2

130 K

Population (in thousand)

33 m3/day

FS Generation

40%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

17%

Safety Managed Sanitation

44 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

25%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Barisal

As on 2020
Area 58.05 km2

392 K

Population (in thousand)

101 m3/day

FS Generation

49%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

21%

Safety Managed Sanitation

224 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

83%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Bagerhat

As on 2020
Area 7.53 km2

54 K

Population (in thousand)

14 m3/day

FS Generation

59%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum

0

Number of FSTP

19%

Safety Managed Manitation

24 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

75%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Pirojpur

As on 2020
Area 29.49 km2

66 K

Population (in thousand)

20 m3/day

FS Generation

50%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

12%

Safety Managed Sanitation

22 ton/day

Solid waste generation

45%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Barguna

As on 2020
Area 15.57 km2

41 K

Population (in thousand)

11 m3/day

FS Generation

50%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

9%

Safety Managed Sanitation

17 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

88%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Jhalokathi

As on 2020
Area 16.13 km2

62 K

Population (in thousand)

19 m3/day

FS Generation

44%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

8%

Safety Managed Sanitation

21 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

52%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Patuakhali

As on 2020
Area 12.66 km2

82 K

Population (in thousand)

21 m3/day

FS Generation

48%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

14%

Safety Managed Sanitation

34 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

82%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Bhola

As on 2020
Area 22.66 km2

60 K

Population (in thousand)

14 m3/day

FS Generation

46%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

10%

Safety Managed Sanitation

19 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

84%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Chandpur

As on 2020
Area 22.90 km2

174 K

Population (in thousand)

31 m3/day

FS Generation

34%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

7%

Safety Managed Sanitation

59 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

59%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Comilla

As on 2020
Area 42.34 km2

445 K

Population (in thousand)

56 m3/day

FS Generation

55%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

9%

Safety Managed Sanitation

254 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

43%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Lakshmipur

As on 2020
Area 26.90 km2

147 K

Population (in thousand)

39 m3/day

FS Generation

57%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

27%

Safety Managed Sanitation

50 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

34%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Noakhali

As on 2020
Area 16.67 km2

120 K

Population (in thousand)

35 m3/day

FS Generation

57%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

12%

Safety Managed Sanitation

41 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

93%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Feni

As on 2020
Area 21.61km2

213 K

Population (in thousand)

56 m3/day

FS Generation

53%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

4%

Safety Managed Sanitation

73 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

81%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Khagrachari

As on 2020
Area 29.49 km2

59 K

Population (in thousand)

13 m3/day

FS Generation

32%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

1

Number of FSTP

18%

Safety Managed Sanitation

20 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

90%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Rangamati

As on 2020
Area 64.76 km2

103 K

Population (in thousand)

29 m3/day

FS Generation

30%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

1

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

13%

Safety Managed Sanitation

35 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

51%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Bandarban

As on 2020
Area 13.05 km2

60 K

Population (in thousand)

11 m3/day

FS Generation

31%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum

0

Number of FSTP

15%

Safety Managed Sanitation

18 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

89%

Solid Waste Collection/day

Cox's Bazar

As on 2020
Area 32.90 km2

259 K

Population (in thousand)

86 m3/day

FS Generation

48%

FS Collection

0%

FS Treatment

0

Number of Vacuum Tanker

0

Number of FSTP

5%

Safety Managed Sanitation

104 ton/day

Solid Waste Generation

70%

Solid Waste Collection/day

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About Us

Bangladesh Faecal Sludge Management Network is a common and collective platform for the sector actors to generate ideas, share views, influence policy and practice, and raise a collective voice to meet the challenges of sanitation sector.

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Vision

Vision

Ensuring a safe and sustainable faecal sludge management system in Bangladesh for improved public health and living environment for all by 2030

Mission

Mission

To act as a knowledge and advocacy platform where FSM is an intermediary solution for influencing policy and changes in practice for access to adequate, equitable and improved sanitation

Objectives

Objectives

1

To work in a collaborative learning approach with all stakeholders to capture evidence, communicate knowledge and facilitate sector capacity building.

2

To engage and provide strategic guidance to the FSM stakeholders for advancing appropriate technologies and approaches for safe and sustainable management of faecal sludge.

Priorities

Priorities

1

Improve waste and sanitation workers’ quality of life and livelihood – with a particular focus on ensuring gender equity

2

Encourage uptake and integration of City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS) approaches in National and City/Municipality programmes for sustainable sanitation

3

Develop alternative approaches for sanitation financing – including opportunities to promote city wide sanitation tax

4

Drive private sector engagement in urban sanitation value chain and faecal sludge management

5

Advance faecal sludge management standardisation and certification processes for both service processes and end use products.

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Saving our Heroes

Saving our Heroes

We already know that faecal sludge is dangerous to human health, manual emptying poses such risks to the emptiers health which is unimaginable and mechanical emptying along with wearing proper safety gear mitigates a high portion of the risks. However, some professional hazard could still exist.

December 5, 2022
Exploring the Potentiality of the FS by-Product (Co-compost)

Exploring the Potentiality of the FS by-Product (Co-compost)

NGO Forum for Public Health has been implementing a project ‘Resilient, Inclusive & Innovative Cities of Bangladesh’ and been ensuring the safely managed sanitation services through establishing a model Faecal Sludge Management jointly with Mymensingh City Corporation funded by Australian Aid and OXFAM.

December 5, 2022
Tackling the environmental challenges in Cox’s Bazar

Tackling the environmental challenges in Cox’s Bazar

Having just returned from a scoping mission to Cox's Bazar to see the environmental situation

December 3, 2022

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