NEW YORK 31 October 2016 – Almost one in seven of the world’s children, 300 million, live in areas with the most toxic levels of outdoor air pollution – six or more times higher than international guidelines – reveals a new UNICEF report.
Clear the Air for Children uses satellite imagery to show for the first time how many children are exposed to outdoor pollution that exceeds global guidelines set by the World Health Organization (WHO), and where they live across the globe.
The issue of traffic in Kandy City Roads has been the centre of much debate over the past few months. A number of media reports on the same have highlighted the issue and possible solutions.
As many of those reports very correctly pointed out loss of time, air pollution, diseases due to pollution in Kandy town limits grow as a result of this menace, an immediate practical solutions is needed to address the issue.