Air pollution in Delhi has become a front and center issue, making international news, raising our awareness of this environmental problem and how it affects our health. On this site, you can see where to check today’s air pollution readings, learn what the numbers mean, learn about air pollution and its effects on health and understand what you can do to protect yourself and your family on hazardous air days.
This site intends to serve as a repository for air pollution information in Delhi, linking you to the most current publications, guidelines and standards from trusted organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Indian Center for Science and the Environment (CSE), The Public Health Foundation of India and various resources from the Indian Government.
You can read simple summaries or go straight to the primary source links for more details and information. If you want the “Key Point” on each topic, look for the highlighted areas on each page or head straight for the DelhiAir Key Points page to see them all in one place.
In addition, we hope you will get involved. This website is meant to evolve and change as new information becomes available to us. If you see new research, policies or news that should be added, please let us know. The What To Do tab is intended to guide you in your own research so that you can make an informed decision about what is best for your family and home with regard to pollution masks and air purifiers. Please know that DelhiAir does not endorse or recommend any products listed on the site. This listing will only be as vibrant as your input, so we look forward to hearing from you: firstname.lastname@example.org