No. . 25 : Port Harcourt , Nigeria
Problems with waste disposal continue to contaminate the rivers of Nigeria , especially affecting residents in Port Harcourt . This area lacks strategies for preventing oil spills and contamination , and clean-up methods after disasters require significant improvement .
No. . 24 : New Delhi , India
You will find everything except marine life in the river Yamuna , New Delhi . Garbage and sewage flow freely , creating a rich environment for the growth of water-borne diseases contributing to extremely high rates of infant morbidity .
No. . 23 : Maputo , Mozambique
Located in the Indian Ocean , the East African country , Mozambique suffered by lack of sanitation processes – specifically the lack of a solid waste disposal system and sewage treatment . The capital of Maputo feels the worst consequences of this . Piles of garbage line the streets , and sewage in the river is visibly thick .
No. . 22 : Luanda , Angola
Located on Angola’s coast with the Atlantic Ocean to its west , Luanda is the largest port city . Studies from several agencies , including UNICEF and Oxfam, suggest that the majority of the population in Luanda drink water of poor and in some cases the quality of their drinking water can actually be dangerous. Most of the parts of the population lives in settlements called musseques built on hardened waste . The water stored in these settlements in private tanks , which consistently showed high levels of chlorine . Water conditions like this only served to intensify a cholera epidemic in 2006 .
No. . 21 : Niamey , Niger
Niger River Basin , the capital of Niger , Niamey , is a cesspool of pollution and waste . In countries with a total population of under 14 million , the healthy life expectancy at birth is 35 for men and 36 for women , in part to poor sanitation and drinking water . Approximately one out of four children raised here will die before age 5 years , the World Health Organization .
No. . 20 : Nouakchott , Mauritania
Located in northern Africa , Mauritania is located in the North Atlantic Ocean between Senegal and Western Sahara . Nouakchott , the capital of the country , located on the west coast . Because the desert – like climate , drought and water management is an important issue for the country . Offshore oil deposits and iron ore serve as the country’s main industrial opportunities , but the majority of the population depends on agriculture .
No. . 19 : Conakry , Republic of Guinea
Life expectancy , infant morbidity , and the percentage of the population has access to safe water shockingly low for Conakry , the capital of the Republic of Guinea . Previous World Bank initiatives in Conakry focused on water supply and sanitation have not proved very successful .
No. . 18 : Lome , Togo
Lome , capital of Togo , located in the southwest of the country and near the border with Ghana . Water and waste management has become one of the country’s main problems as a large percentage of the population continue to live without access to water or sanitation . Extensive flooding in Togo only magnifies the problem .
No. . 17 : Pointe Noire , Congo
The second Congolese city list suffers from many of the same pollutants as its neighboring city , Brazzaville – air pollution from vehicle emissions and unbridled water contamination from the mass unloading of raw sewage in the city’s water supply . According to the CIA WorldFactBook , approximately 70 % of the Congolese population live either in Brazzaville or Pointe Noire or along the railroad track , which connects the two.
No. . 16 : Bamako , Mali
Bamako , Mali’s capital and largest city in the country is located on the Niger River . Rapid population growth , coupled with unbridled urban pollution , is the capital of the challenges faced in the health and sanitation . The drought has led to migration from rural areas to the urban environment of the capital , which only led to more water management issues .
No. . 15 : Ouagadougou , Burkina Faso
A World Bank study recently showed that there is an increased cancer and respiratory diseases due to increased air pollution in Ouagadougou , capital of Burkina Faso . Increased levels of benzene , from motorbike petrol , and increased dust particles , amounting to an average of nearly three times the WHO – stated healthy limit , accounts for the increase in numbers . In a city that is characterized by a rainy season , waste management and sanitation also face challenges
No. . 14 : Moscow , Russia
In a city where you can pay as little as $ 3,000 / month for an apartment that does not even have clean water , Moscow also has disturbing levels of air pollution , which present a daily strain on lung health .
No. . 13 : Bangui , Central African Republic
Bangui , capital of Central African Republic , faces water and sanitation challenges similar to the capital of neighboring countries . Along with the rapid increase in population , coupled with a lack of water and waste management , a lot of emphasis on the capital .
No. . 12 : Dar es Salaam , Tanzania
bu town east African country ‘s policy of population continues to grow , putting pressure on the city’s sanitation program . Solid waste , entering the Msimbazi River , contributes to widely spread infectious diseases among the population .
No. . 11 : Ndjamena , Chad
Ndjamena , capital of Chad , faces multiple challenges of water management . A main site for concern here is the Conventional Basin of Lake Chad , which is where the state is highly dependent on the major fisheries . Also worth noting – the influx of population growth continuous , accelerated migration by refugees neighboring Sudan of Darfur , which places an unexpected strain on water management .
No. . 10 : Brazzaville , Congo
Pollution of air emissions , water shortage and water pollution from raw sewage in the city contribute to the health and sanitation issues list for Brazzaville , the Congolese capital . Each emphasizes the life expectancy of the local population .
No. . 9 : Almaty , Kazakhstan
Marriage petroleum-based industry and the lack of protection against pollution sets the stage for an environmental crisis in this city . Toxic waste dumps require a huge price tag for improvement and greater price to be ignored .
No. . 8 : Baghdad , Iraq
Poor water quality in Baghdad threatens exacerbate the transmission of water-borne diseases in the city . Fatal outbreaks of cholera struck several provinces of the country , including Baghdad from August 2007 until December 2007 . United Nations Environment Programme ( UNEP ) also says air pollution , resulting from burning oil and aggravated by war , it is feared .
No. . 7 : Mumbai , India
The Indian government hopes to transform Mumbai back into a thriving metropolitan city after the economic slump recently . A private sector report , Vision Mumbai , proposed changes in infrastructure , pollution control and economic growth strategy , which contributed to the seeking of approximately $ 1 billion in aid from the Indian government .
No. . 6 : Addis Ababa , Ethiopia
Addis Ababa , capital of Ethiopia , faces one of the worst sanitation problems on both the continent of Africa and also in the world . Lack of sanitation programs results in infant mortality adequate , low life expectancy and the transmission of disease from water -borne .
No. . 5 : Mexico City , Mexico
Mexico City , capital of Mexico , and the capital of North American air pollution , estimates unhealthy ozone emissions tahunini nearly 85 % . Mexico’s geographical location – in the middle of a volcanic crater and surrounded by mountains – only serves to locked on air pollution , causing smog stay on top of the city .
No. . 4 : Port au Prince , Haiti
Politics in the state inspired violence and corruption are well documented . As dangerous : by air and water . As stewards of one of the main port on the island of Hispaniola , Port au Prince Haiti is central to economic development . Lack of pollution control . However , contributing to widespread environmental problems confronting the Haitian city .
No. . 3 : Antananarivo , Madagascar
Madagascar , located off the southeast coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean , this year with its capital city , Antananarivo . Famous for a variety of unique flora and fauna , Madagascar has often been referred to as the world’s eighth continent , but the impact of the human population are quickly leaving their footprint .
No. . 2 : Dhaka , Bangladesh
Located in southern Asia , between Burma and India , Dhaka , capital of Bangladesh fought with the threat of water pollution . Surface water is often thick with disease and pollutants from the use of commercial pesticides . With approximately 150 million people who live in a relatively small area , cleaning is not an easy problem .
No. . 1 : Baku , Azerbaijan
Surrounded by Iran , Georgia , Russia and Armenia on the Caspian Sea , Azerbaijan has long been a center of oil activity . As a consequence , Baku, the capital , the level of suffering life-threatening air pollution caused by oil drilling and shipping .
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Come leave all self-interest , let’s unite to save the earth .
Yet in the end we will personally benefit , because if there is no earth want to stay where we are ? ?
Unless we all want human beings extinct ! ! !