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This landmark study published in Lancer finds that toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9 millon people and cost trillions of dollars every year. Pollution kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world revealed the study.

Poor sanitation, water accumulation behind spread of diseases

Cities could tackle the global problem of rising levels of waste and depleted resources by using organic waste, such as bananas, potatoes and maize as building materials, Arup predicts. Globally the construction industry is one of the largest users of raw materials; in the UK alone it accounts for 60 per cent of all raw materials consumed.

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has updated the existing guidelines for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). The revised guidelines aims to help the States/UTs and other stakeholders to find all the important decisions, advisories of the Ministry at one place and provide an improved understanding of the programme.

The purpose of the document is to lay out the findings from this diagnostic exercise.

More trees at water sources improve sanitation and lead to fewer children dying from diarrhoea in poor countries, a global study said on Monday.

More than 10,000 cases, 75 fever deaths reported; awareness campaign in schools, colleges being held

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Varun Seth & Others Vs Police Commissioner, Delhi Police & Others dated 05/10/2017 regarding use of loudspeakers and public address system on Jantar Mantar road causing adverse health effect on the residents and children. The applicants (permanent residents of Jantar Mantar road) have also requested that barricades at a sufficient distance be installed so as to prevent vehicular movement.

This report summarises the main findings and recommendations of recent research into the barriers to accessing climate finance for sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in Mozambique.

The objective of this report is to provide an empirical basis for more inclusive and equitable service delivery in the water and sanitation sector in Indonesia. Despite recent gains, there are close to 100 million people without improved sanitation and 33 million without improved drinking water.

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