What is it about?

Improper selection of Solid Waste disposal sites is among the leading issues compronting municipal Authorities particularlt in developing nations. outbreak of so many diseases and epidemics are related to improper site select of waste. Various techniques were used to identify improper disposal site in the area. No adays, sophisticated method which were tested and found to be easier than the conventional ones. Remote sensing and GIS.

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Why is it important?

The work identify most of the disposal sites in the area that are not properly sited based on emvironmental and physical factors. It call upon the agaimcies concern to relocate those site so as to be hygienically allright.


There is serious negligence by the many municipal government especially in developing countries on healthcare and hygiene of their people. I find it interesting with me to be among the young scholars that have the gut to inform my government on the danger against certain envrionmental issues like solid waste management.

Umar Musa Umar
Northwest University Kano

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This page is a summary of: Analysis and Suitability Modeling of Solid Waste DisposalSites in Kano Metropolis, Nigeria, Geocarto International, August 2019, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2019.1655796.
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