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India: Bhopal's toxic legacy lives on, 30 years after industrial disaster

28 Nov 2014, TRF

Thirty years later, the toxic legacy of this factory lives on, say human rights groups, as thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste remains buried underground, slowly poisoning the drinking water of more than 50,000 people and affecting their health. Activists want this waste removed and disposed of away from the area...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1987 300,000,000
Drought 2002 300,000,000
Flood 1993 128,000,000
Drought 1982 100,000,000
Drought 2000 50,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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