1 in 3 children live in unhealthy homes, warns ‘alarming’ report

Euractiv | Oct 16, 2019 at 12:14 PM
  • A third of European children live in damp, cold, dark or noisy homes.
  • By using official data provided by Eurostat and SILC, research institute RAND concluded that 26 million European children live in conditions that put “them at higher risk of experiencing health problems”, such as asthma, bronchitis and pneumonia.
  • A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) concluded on 16 October that most Europeans are exposed to pollution deemed unsafe by the World Health Organisation (WHO).