Lives At Risk: Open Burning of Waste in Lebanon

The lack of action by authorities to end open burning of waste across Lebanon is posing serious health risks for nearby residents, violating their right to health. People living near open burning reported health problems consistent with the frequent and sustained inhalation of smoke from open burning at waste dumps.

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