The current PM2.5 concentration in Ethiopia is 3.3 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.
Oct 1, 2020
Oct 1, 2020
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Some facts about air pollution level in Ethiopia and what quality of air you breathe in your region.
The real-time air quality in Ethiopia is 90 POOR AQI now. This was last updated 25 minutes ago .
The current concentration of PM2.5 in Ethiopia is 50 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5 for 24 hrs mean. Currently, the concentration is 2.00 times the recommended limit.
Generally, the air quality at Ethiopia starts deteriorating in late October. The winters are the worst-hit season in terms of air pollution.
You should wear a good N95 mask when you go outdoor in Ethiopia until the AQI is improving upto moderate range.
Office going people should avoid personal vehicles and use public transportations or carpooling.
(i) The primary causes of outdoor air pollution are solid, liquid particles called aerosols & gase from vehicles emissions, construction activities, factories, burning stubble & fossil fuels and wildfire, etc.
(ii) Main causes of indoor air pollution are harmful gases from cooking fuels (such as wood, crop wastes, charcoal, coal and dung), damp, mould smoke, chemicals from cleaning materials, etc.
Indoor air pollution in Ethiopia is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.
In Ethiopia, you must use an air purifier or fresh air machine at home or office indoor and close all the doors, windows and ventilations when the outdoor air quality index (aqi) in Ethiopia is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.
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