Freedom Island is drowning in garbage.

Sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in health care facilities (HCF) are critical for providing safe, quality health care. There is increasing recognition that many health care facilities, especially in low- and middle-income countries, lack even the most basic water, sanitation and hygiene services.

Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday sought a Central grant of `5,776 crore to implement various developmental projects.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Basant Pant, Editor Dehradun Ki Jhalak Vs. State of Uttarakhand dated 09/10/2018. Proceedings have been initiated in this matter on a letter alleging that there is lot of waste dumped in the area from Kaddukhal Bazar to Surkanda Devi Temple in Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. The dumped garbage affects the pilgrims. They find it difficult of breathe and are subjected to several diseases.

A third of all waste generated in cities of Latin America and the Caribbean ends up in open dumps or in the environment, polluting soil, water and air, and threatening the health of the population, according to a UN Environment report.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri V. Eswaran, Coimbatore Vs. The District Collector, Coimbatore & Others dated 03/10/2018 regarding dumping of solid waste in the Vellalore dump yard and landfill site falling with the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation area which, as per the applicant, has been a cause of serious health hazard for the people of the area as the soil is getting contaminated due to leachate and the air pollution being caused by emission of foul smell.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suo Motu Proceedings initiated against the Unscientific of accumulated Waste leading to environmental pollution and health problem Vs. State of Kerala & Others dated 03/10/2018 regarding waste management in Kerala.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs. Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal & Others dated 01/10/2018 regarding pollution of Tarapith area, Birbhum District, West Bengal. The government counsel submits that substantial work has been done which includes construction of the electric cemeteryas well as construction of step-I and Step-II lifting stations of the proposed STPs. National Green Tribunal directs that the status of the progress of the works be filed before the next date of hearing. 

Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding Municipal Council, Kullu Vs The State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 01/10/2018 regarding unplanned dumping of waste in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.

Representatives of African public audit authorities are set to convene in Kigali for the next two days to discuss how governments can better manage the challenge of pollution with waste management.

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