An assessement of people's perception and awareness of air pollution in Kafue town, Zambia
Air pollution is one of the problems affecting ma and his environment. Although the presence of air pollution has been recognized as being serious in certain areas, preventive and control measures still have not been widely put in place or strongly enforced. Variations in the quality of the air cannot be easily noticed by human senses. The study has however revealed that people are aware of air pollution in Kafue. The apparently greater awareness in Kafue is most likely influenced by the media. The study also revealed that NCZ factory is the major polluting source in Kafue and that negative effects of pollution have been recognized. The major finding of the study are that there is growing awareness among residents of Kafue on the deterioration in the state of their environment.
- Natural Sciences