Trash and tragedy in Nairobi City

Trash and tragedy in Nairobi City

18 September 2012

Concern Worldwide has launched a report highlighting the effects poor garbage disposal has on the lives of people in Nairobi.

Click on the links below to download the report and our press release about the problem. Here’s an excerpt from the report: 

A clean environment is essential to human health; however, cleaning operations generate waste that can adversely affect human rights if inappropriately disposed. While the poor are responsible for a small fraction of waste generated in the city, they bare the greatest burden of effects. Absence of a functional waste management system in Nairobi has resulted in indiscriminate dumping of waste in Dandora, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the city.

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Trash and tragedy in Nairobi City

Concern Worldwide has launched a report highlighting the effects poor garbage disposal has on the lives of people in Nairobi.