International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021

  • The Menace of Open Defecation in Ghanaian Communities: The Case of Gambaga and Nalerigu Communities in North East Region

    Ibrahim Abudulai, Tia Abdulai Robert Aziz, Benjamin Ofori, Godfred Atta Adjei

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 16-26
    Received: 19 February 2021
    Accepted: 9 March 2021
    Published: 30 March 2021
    Abstract: The study sought to investigate the open defecation menace in Ghanaian communities with emphasis on Gambaga and Nalerigu Townships in the North East Region of Ghana. A sample of 70 respondents comprising household heads and Environmental and Sanitation Officers was considered for the study. Purposive and non-probability sampling techniques were use... Show More
  • Effect of Household Solid Waste Management on Environmental Sanitation in Hargeisa, Somaliland

    Mohamed Abdullahi Omer

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 27-32
    Received: 17 March 2021
    Accepted: 29 March 2021
    Published: 7 April 2021
    Abstract: The study investigated the effects of households’ solid waste management on environmental sanitation in Hargeisa Somaliland. In Somaliland especially Hargeisa city there is no comprehensive, centrally organized waste collection system. The study adopted a cross-sectional survey design on simple random sample of 377 of households. Data was collected... Show More
  • Phytorestoration of Sewage Sludge from the Mangrove Landfill of «Bois des Singes» by Planted Filters of Pennisetum purpureum (Douala, Cameroon)

    Promesse-ssie Mpahmadje Yves, Ndjouondo Gildas Parfait, Noukeu Nkouakam Armelle, Dibong Siegfried Didier, Ndongo Din, Priso Richard Jules

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 33-39
    Received: 31 January 2021
    Accepted: 8 February 2021
    Published: 13 April 2021
    Abstract: Human activities are causing wetland degradation. Macrophytes play an important role in the management of hydrosystems. They can therefore be used to restore a polluted environment. The aim of the study is to contribute to the phytorestoration of sewage sludge in nitrates, phosphates, cadmium, iron and lead from the Mangrove landfill of "Bois des s... Show More
  • Flood Inundation Mapping of Jigjiga-Town and Its Surrounding Environment: Using GIS & HEC-RAS Model

    Abirham Cherinet, Sadnur Worku

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 40-49
    Received: 15 February 2021
    Accepted: 24 March 2021
    Published: 20 April 2021
    Abstract: Flood is one of the natural hazards that have negative impacts on peoples and property. It occurs in lowland areas without any sign when excessive rains fall in adjacent highland areas. Since flood is unavoidable natural phenomena, adopting protective mechanisms are crucial. This study was conducted in Jigjiga town, Eastern Ethiopia with main objec... Show More