World Environment Day
Palestinian center for Statistics said in a press release that World Environment Day is an essential occasion for the United Nations to promote. Confirming that this day is a manifestation of global awareness and action for the environment.
While Global public awareness campaign is celebrated by the parties concerned in most countries this year the theme of Environment Day is about Air Pollution.
According to the statement :The most important phenomena and facts on air pollution in Palestine:
One fifth of the Palestinian families are exposed to unpleasant smells most of whom are from the Gaza Strip.
A survey of social and economic conditions in 2018 showed that the percentage of households in Palestine was low, 21% of Palestinian families were exposed to odors, 14% of to dust, while 8% of the families were exposed to smoke.
Meanwhile, the Gaza Strip is more vulnerable to external influences than it is in the West Bank.