300 Million Children Live In Areas With Extreme Air Pollution

300 Million Children Live In Areas With Extreme Air Pollution.

Recent research by the UN children’s organization UNICEF indicated that about 600,000 children died each year from air pollution levels that exceeded six times the WHO’s international limits. Children living in the Western Pacific, Southeast Asia, and the African continent contribute to the largest numbers of children at risk, with China, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Indonesia, and the Russian Federation with the highest numbers of mortality among children.

Read Article Here:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/31/300-million-children-live-in-areas-with-extreme-air-pollution-data-reveals

Read UNICEF’s Clear The Air For Children Executive Summary Here:

http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Clear_the_Air_for_Children_Executive_summary_ENG.pdf

Read the Full Report Here:

http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/UNICEF_Clear_the_Air_for_Children_30_Oct_2016.pdf