Ailing Afghanistan

  • 27/02/2003

Ailing Afghanistan The first comprehensive UN survey of Afghanistan's environment brings out the dismal state of affairs in the country. After more than two decades of war and three years of drought, air and water quality in the largest towns is badly degraded. The study also reveals chemical pollution, massive deforestation, declining water resources and threat to endangered species.

The United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) surveys of drinking water in four cities

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