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- Each year the smoke from indoor cooking fires kills more people than malaria. Almost 2 million lives lost, needlessly.
- Half the deaths from pneumonia of children under five are attributed to indoor air pollution.
- Indoor air pollution is the biggest child killer in
Nepal. Click here for more information.
- Over 1 million people die each year from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), again attributed to exposure to indoor air pollution
Practical Action, Killer in the Kitchen campaign.