Unusually high air pollution in Jerusalem area, West Bank, Jordan valley

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 16, 2018 09:05
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According to the Ministry of Environmental Protection, unusual air pollution was recorded in the Jerusalem area, the West Bank and the Jordan Valley.

The pollution stems from dust originating in the deserts of Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

The Ministry of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Ministry of Health, recommends that heart and lung patients, the elderly, pregnant women and children refrain from strenuous physical activity outside.


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