Mapping worldwide environmental and health inequalities. Anna Barford University of Sheffield. with Danny Dorling, Mark Newman, John Pritchard, Graham Allsopp and Ben Wheeler. Cholera deaths.
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University of Sheffield
with Danny Dorling, Mark Newman, John Pritchard, Graham Allsopp and Ben Wheeler
Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide deaths from cholera that occurred there, in 2004 or most recent.
“… our own privileges are located on the same map as their suffering, and may – in many ways we might prefer not to imagine – be linked to their suffering, as the wealth of some may imply the destitution of others …”
Susan Sontag (2003, p.92)
Territory size shows the proportion of all people without access to basic sanitation (toilets) that live there.
Territory size shows the proportion of all people without reliable access to safe water that live there.
“Ask most poor people in the developing world what they need to escape a life of poverty and disease and top of their list will be clean water. Combine this with somewhere safe to go to the toilet and awareness of good hygiene practices and you have the foundation of all other development.”
Barbara Frost, CEO of WaterAid
Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide cases of diarrhoea found in children aged 0-4 living there.
World Health Organisation, 2000
Territory size shows the proportion of all cholera cases that were found there, in 2004 or in the most recent year with data available.
“When cholera occurs in an unprepared community, case-fatality rates may be as high as 50% … a well established diarrhoeal disease control programme can limit the case-fatality rate to less than 1%.”
World Health Organisation, 2000
Territory size shows the proportion of spending on public health services that is spent there. Measured in purchasing power parity.
Territory size shows the proportion of net exports of medicine (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports minus imports.
Health care workers case-fatality rates may be as high as 50% … a well established diarrhoeal disease control programme can limit the case-fatality rate to less than 1%.”
Under-nourishmentOther relevant maps …
(Source: UK Air Quality Archive, 2007)
Probo Koala sails under Panamanian flag.
Registered owner is Celtic Legend Shipping Inc. of Norway.
Manager & operator is Prime Marine Management of Greece. (Greenpeace)
3 dead; 3000 sought health care (intestinal and
respiratory problems, nose bleeds, nausea and vomiting).(Relief Web, 07.09.06)
Source: BBC News
“we have a 50-year history in this country of not finding any long-term management option for very high-level, relatively dangerous radioactive waste.”
Gordon McKerron, Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
Source: BBC News, from NIREX
Methane Carbon Dioxide