Dhaka - Post Report Question and Answers

Pollution index (Good, Moderate, Unhealthy, or Very Unhealthy)?

Unhealthy. The air doesn't feel that dirty, but there is lead in it. - Oct 2009

Very unhealthy. Burning trash is a way of life here. The congested city only adds its vehicular exhaust to the air. In the monsoon season, the air is less polluted. However, without the rain to cleanse the air, so to speak, it gets very, very dirty. - Aug 2009

Very unhealthy. Air pollution in the city is horrible and worse in the winter when everyone is burning garbage. Noise pollution is also a huge annoyance. - Mar 2009

Unhealthy in central Dhaka. - Nov 2008

Very unhealthy. - Oct 2008

Unhealthy. - Mar 2008

This depends on the time of year. In the winter, when people burn a lot of trash, it is poor. In summer it is all right but it is never good. - Feb 2008

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