Baku - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Very unhealthy. We've known a few families that have had to curtail due to breathing issues. - Oct 2009

Very dusty and dirty. Everyone here smokes. When it rains the air is "clean" and clear for about a day or two and then the smog returns. - Nov 2008

Unhealthy to very unhealthy - people with allergies should be prepared to take medicine almost daily to aid with congestion. The wind blows and dirt and debris are tossed about. Sunglasses are almost mandatory to keep debris out of eyes on windy days. - Sep 2008

Very unhealthy. Air is generally dusty and gritty with trash and oil refinery chemicals in the air. Water quality is pretty bad too -- and you can see the off-color if you're filling up the tub. - Sep 2008

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