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Poor waste disposal puts West Bank at risk
Each day lorries in Palestinian territory dump refuse into landfill where medical waste poses a health threat.
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2012 18:30

In the occupied Palestinian territory of West Bank, the disposal of medical waste is a major problem. It should be incinerated, but instead it is often taken to the nearest landfill.

Many people are at risk of contracting diseases from the used products.

Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from Jenin in the West Bank.

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