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    Mongolia Fights Air-Polluting Coal Stovesi
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    George Putic
    February 27, 2016 12:28 AM
    According to a 2016 report by the World Health Organization, nearly 4 million people worldwide, many of them young children, die prematurely because of indoor smoke inhalation. Yet many people around the world still use coal- or wood-burning stoves for cooking and heating. One country particularly hard hit is Mongolia. VOA’s George Putic reports.

    Mongolia Fights Air-Polluting Coal Stoves

    George Putic

    Published February 26, 2016

    According to a 2016 report by the World Health Organization, nearly 4 million people worldwide, many of them young children, die prematurely because of indoor smoke inhalation. Yet many people around the world still use coal- or wood-burning stoves for cooking and heating. One country particularly hard hit is Mongolia. VOA’s George Putic reports.


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