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Woman putting fuel wood into stove, Kosovo

Living on poisoned earth

Special mention
Photographer: Ivor Prickett - Newport, UK

This family in the Kablare camp in Kosovo uses wood for cooking, living in small barrack rooms with no proper windows and high levels of lead polluting the land. Nearly half of world continues to use solid fuels, smoke from which more than doubles the risk of respiratory illnesses.

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