WHO calls for acceleration of efforts to tackle air pollution in South-east Asia

  • | Thursday | 3rd May, 2018

According to the experts, the combined effects of household air pollution and ambient air pollution has become increasingly hard to address if not tackled early. The World Health Organization (WHO) called upon member-countries in the South-East Asia Region on Wednesday to aggressively address the double burden of household and ambient (outdoor) air pollution. The region accounts for 34 percent or 2.4 million of the 7 million premature deaths globally caused by household and ambient air pollution together every year. Greenpeace India said the data released by WHO on Tuesday clearly shows that India needs to do more towards solving the air pollution crisis. "The availability of clean household energy affects us all and our families and is a key to sustainable development.

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