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The benefits of LPG to overcome indoor air pollution

Three billion people worldwide breathe in deadly air due to the burning of solid fuels, coal and biomass used for cooking on primitive stoves or open fire. But switching to LPG has a dramatic impact on indoor air quality saving the lives of millions in developing countries. It also helps to keep children in school freeing them from collecting solid fuels, it creates more jobs, stops deforestation and saves the environment. A devastating 1 out of 8 deaths across the globe is caused by air pollution i.e. making it the single greatest health risk to man. Respiratory illness from cooking on primitive stoves will be causing 4,000 premature deaths each day by 2030 if nothing is done to address the problem.

The information contained in the infographic was originally posted on the WLPGA website: www.wlpga.org

Examine our infographic on LPG in developing countries to get your facts straight about the damages of indoor air pollution in developing countries and how LPG can be a means to decrease these alarming figures.

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