Dandora dumpsite

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  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man lights a marijuana cigarette at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - People and pigs search through trash from Kenya airways at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Young Kenyans take a break from scavenging for recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums,...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman lifts a sack of recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Men play pool during breaks between work at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman check her cell phone at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes.
    It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A young Kenyan woman buys an ice-cream at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - People and pigs search through trash at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - People and pigs search through trash from Kenya airways at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Marabou storks at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in the...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Men play pool during breaks between work at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan scavenger looks for metal scraps exposed by waste burning and methane fires at the edge of the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. This activity can be lucrative for the scavengers, but the fires cause severe diseases. A study by the Nairobi-based U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) found that half of 328 children tested around the site suffered from respiratory problems and had lead concentrations in their...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A boy weighs recyclables on a scale in Dandora Dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A young Kenyan woman buys an ice-cream at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan scavenger dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums,...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Pigs lies into shredded pieces of Kenyan money at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyans women dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A young Kenyan woman eats an ice-cream at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man puts on some clothes before starting to search for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Men play pool during breaks between work at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan women at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in the...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman searches through trash at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man prepares a marijuana cigarette at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman lifts a sack of recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan women at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in the...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman sorts garbage searching for items that can be sold for recycling at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
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    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000060
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man lifts a sack of recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes.
    It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000080
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - People and pigs search through trash from Kenya airways at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000061
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man lifts a sack of recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes.
    It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000049
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000079
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - People and pigs search through trash from Kenya airways at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000063
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in the...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000050
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan scavenger looks for metal scraps exposed by waste burning and methane fires at the edge of the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. This activity can be lucrative for the scavengers, but the fires cause severe diseases. A study by the Nairobi-based U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) found that half of 328 children tested around the site suffered from respiratory problems and had lead concentrations in their...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000062
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man lifts a sack of recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes.
    It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000074
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Young Kenyans take a break from scavenging for recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums,...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000073
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man eats food waste that he found on the Kenya airways' trash at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000016
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan girl puts on some make-up on a young boy at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000048
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000017
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000036
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and adults' health in...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000044
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000013
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A boy weighs recyclables on a scale in Dandora Dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also harms children and...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000019
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan woman eats a mango she found in the trash at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it also...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000052
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan scavenger looks for metal scraps exposed by waste burning and methane fires at the edge of the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. This activity can be lucrative for the scavengers, but the fires cause severe diseases. A study by the Nairobi-based U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) found that half of 328 children tested around the site suffered from respiratory problems and had lead concentrations in their...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000054
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan scavenger looks for metal scraps exposed by waste burning and methane fires at the edge of the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. This activity can be lucrative for the scavengers, but the fires cause severe diseases. A study by the Nairobi-based U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) found that half of 328 children tested around the site suffered from respiratory problems and had lead concentrations in their...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000082
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man puts on some clothes before starting to search for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000070
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Young Kenyans take a break from scavenging for recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums,...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000045
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000046
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000067
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A young Kenyan scavenger dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums,...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000055
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan scavenger looks for metal scraps exposed by waste burning and methane fires at the edge of the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. This activity can be lucrative for the scavengers, but the fires cause severe diseases. A study by the Nairobi-based U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) found that half of 328 children tested around the site suffered from respiratory problems and had lead concentrations in their...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000006
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000071
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Young Kenyans take a break from scavenging for recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums,...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000043
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000072
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man eats food waste that he found on the Kenya airways' trash at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000075
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan man eats food waste that he found on the Kenya airways' trash at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000026
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000066
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - A young Kenyan scavenger dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums,...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000024
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000028
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - An old Kenyan woman lifts a sack of recyclable materials at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however it...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000081
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    SIPAUSA30087156_000002
    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan women lift sacks of recyclable materials from Kenya airways at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums,...

  • Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
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    Kenya: Dandora Dumpsite
    02/13/2013
    DESRUS BENEDICTE/SIPAUSA/SIPA
    Feb 13, 2013 - Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan scavengers dig for items to sell and food waste to eat at the Dandora dumpsite, one of the largest and most toxic in Africa. Located near slums in the east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the open dump site was created in 1975 and covers 30 acres. The site receives 2,000 tonnes of unfiltered garbage daily, including hazardous chemical and hospital wastes. It is a source of survival for many people living in the surrounding slums, however...