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BAGH (PAKISTAN)
REHABILITATION OF WASTE MANAGEMENT

EUlogoFunding:
EU Commission Programme: EU ASIA PROECO II

Schedule: 2007-2008

Leading partner:  People in Need (Prag/CR)
Experts: Prof. Klaus. Fricke,  Dr. Florian Kölsch

Partner:
People in Need (Prag, CR)
TU Braunschweig, Dept. Waste Management
COMSATS Institute for Information Technology, (Abbotabad, Pakistan)
Municipality of Bagh (Pakistan)
NGO Lok Parya (Islamabad, Pakistan)

Location:
Bagh, Jammu and Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Problem
In October 2005 a heavy Earthquake hit the North-East of Pakistan. Thousands of people were killed. The infrastructure was completely destroyed. Supported by EC the waste management in Bagh will be rehabilitated. . 

Aim:
All
components of a modern waste management will be implemented in Bagh (collection, biowaste collection, composting facility, landfill. Contructing a landfill in the mountainous area is a ambitious task for the engineers. The pictures illustrate the measure
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It was anticipated to design a local-specific technical solution. the landfill is sealed with a 1.5 mm geomembrane on top of a 20 cm compacted clay layer. The landfill body will act as an additional barrier, because it is operated as a MBT-landfill. Emissions and efforts for leachate treatment shall be minimized.

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Literature:
 

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