The Lüderitz informal settlements have approximately 200 toilets for over 3 000 people, of which their operational functionality is unknown; with vandalism being rife. Open defecation increases the risk of sexual exploitation amongst women as well as cause health problems such as diseases. His Worship remains of the view that, the town’s public sanitation infrastructure needs urgent attention for the restoration of the populace’s human dignity and welfare, the World Health Organization estimates that inadequate sanitation causes 432,000 diarrhea deaths annually. Frequent diarrhea further increases the risk of malnutrition among children. The familiarization visit included, Single Quarters, Sand Hotel and Area Seven (7).