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Malabo



What is the air quality like at post (good/moderate/bad)? Are there seasonal air quality issues? Does the air quality have an impact on health?

The air quality is moderate. - Aug 20, 2017
During the dry season (October-February) the air is very smoky due to burning trash and volcanic ash from the mainland. However, once the rain comes, quality greatly improves. There are no real rules on car emissions, so the city can often be filled with exhaust fumes. However, for the most part, the air quality is moderate to good. - Sep 7, 2014
Not good in Malabo. In the dry season the air is full of dust from the Sahara. Throughout the year there is burning trash, anti-mosquito fumigation, numerous vehicles with poor pollution standards, etc. Itís sometimes hard to walk outside. Air is better at the waterfront and very pleasant at altitude. - Jun 15, 2012