The Level of Cancer is Too Much

Community Report of Ogoni Pollution Clean-up and Remediation

The people of Ogoniland are facing a severe health crisis due to the high level of benzene pollution resulting from years of oil spills. This environmental catastrophe has led to widespread respiratory diseases and cancer, as the toxic benzene fumes contaminate the air they breathe. Moreover, the contamination of water sources has left the community with no alternative sources of clean water. Consequently, they are forced to rely on the same polluted water, leading to further illnesses and tragic fatalities. The lack of access to clean water exacerbates their vulnerability, perpetuating a cycle of sickness and despair