By Jeff Conant

From water caliber to social inequality, from elevating plants to emerging temperatures, how we use common assets afftects our overall healthiness and future health. This highly-illustrated consultant may also help overall healthiness promoters, educators, neighborhood leaders and traditional humans take cost in their groups' environmental wellbeing and fitness. In small villages and big towns, 'A neighborhood advisor to Environmental overall healthiness' provides instruments, wisdom, and notion to start reworking the worldwide main issue in evironmental future health. This e-book comprises actions to stimulate severe considering and environmental swap, dozens of reports of communitites in motion, and directions for making basic applied sciences to purify water, fresh with out toxics, put off pests, and extra. like any Hesperian books, this identify was once constructed in session with firms from worldwide, making sure its appropriateness and usability for a number of cultures and situations.

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49 Activity: How diarrhea diseases spread . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Diarrhea diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Treatment for diarrhea diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 How to make rehydration drink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Activity: Stop the spread of diarrhea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Guinea worm . . . . . . .

47 Timothy’s story . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 How germs and worms spread disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Activity: How diarrhea diseases spread . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Diarrhea diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Treatment for diarrhea diseases . . . . . . . . . . . .

The struggle to live in a healthy, safe, productive, and enjoyable environment by communities whose rights are not well respected by people in power is sometimes called the struggle for environmental justice. There are many stories from around the world of communities suffering unjustly from environmental health disasters, just as many stories can be told of people organizing to protect and defend their right to health and environmental justice in the wake of these disasters. This chapter tells such a story.

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