IMA Declared Public Health Emergency, Be Aware

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Delhi, NCR wakes up to thick smog Remembered when you are wake up early in the morning saw the heavy smog, and thought winter has finally comes.But You are wrong that is Air pollution which is very harmful to your health.

Delhi Air Quality Remains Critical, Indian Medical Association Declares Public Health Emergency.The pollution level in the national capital remained critical on Tuesday morning.Visibility early in the morning remained low due to smog, which also caused problems in the movement of traffic.

Air Pollution

Air pollution occurs when harmful substances including particulates and biological molecules are introduced into Earth’s atmosphere. It may cause diseases, allergies or death of humans; it may also cause harm to other living organisms such as animals and food crops and may damage the natural or built environment. Human activity and natural processes can both generate air pollution.

What is report says

The Air Quality Index (AQI) level from 0-50 is considered “good”, 51-100 is “satisfactory” 101-200 is “moderate”, 201-300 is “poor”, 301-400 is “very poor”, and 401 and above is “severe”.The Indian Medical Association has declared a public health emergency.The AQI in East Delhi’s Dilshad Garden was 420, whereas it was 319 in Anand Vihar.The pollution was recorded highest in Punjabi Bagh with AQI 999 and 852 in R.K. Puram. The air quality in Dwarka and NCR also hovered between 400-420.The runway at Indira Gandhi International Airport has been closed. Over 20 flights have been delayed so far.

How to Reduce Air Pollution 

Reduce the number of trips you take in your car.Reduce or eliminate fireplace and wood stove use.Avoid burning leaves, trash, and other materials.Avoid using gas-powered lawn and garden equipment. Use Eco-friendly products in your home.Do not smoke inside your home. Keep air cleaning houseplants.These are simple way to reduce air pollution.

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