Manila - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Unhealthy: Manila is a city of over 20 million and the government does little to nothing to combat air pollution. - Jul 2009

The pollution here is unhealthy. The main cause of pollution is traffic from buses and jeepneys. It looks gross but certainly is not the worst city in the world. It is really bad when stuck in traffic but at home not too noticeable. - Apr 2009

Unhealthy at best, very unhealthy at times. If you look outside towards Manila or Makati, you will usually see a brown haze blanketing the city. People living in houses often find that their floors and curtains are covered with a fine black soot from the pollution. - Jun 2008

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