Kenya pressured to receive US plastic waste in ever-growing Dandora dump site, Nairobi

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 14 February 2016 at 07:40:22 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 22 May 2017 at 03:11:12 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 27 February 2021 at 07:38:51 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Pollution, urban planning, Kenya
Fig. 1 - S1 (22.05.2017) - Enclosed in purple is Greater Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, the third largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Fig. 2 - S2 (27.02.2021) - The capital city gathers daily tons of garbage in the suburb city of Dandora.
Fig. 3 - S2 (14.02.2016) - Far from skyscrappers, Dandora is a slum home to 1 million people where thousands live off its large dump site.
Fig. 4 - S2 (27.02.2021) - The ever-growing site may receive plastic waste from the US as Kenya is pressured to lighten its bans on plastic.