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Tegucigalpa en Alerta por Contaminación del Aire

La capital de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, ha declarado este viernes una “alerta” debido a la preocupante mala calidad del aire, causada por la contaminación provocada por los miles de vehículos que circulan en la ciudad, según anunció una funcionaria local.

“Informamos que hemos declarado alerta por la calidad del aire, altamente contaminado”, declaró a los periodistas Ingrid Flores, directora de Gestión Integral de Riesgos de la Alcaldía de Tegucigalpa.

La ciudad de Tegucigalpa, enclavada entre montañas, enfrenta el desafío adicional de que el humo producido por aproximadamente 650,000 vehículos queda suspendido sobre la ciudad, exacerbando el problema de la contaminación atmosférica.

Este año, el municipio ha adquirido equipo especializado que permite medir por primera vez las micropartículas suspendidas en el aire en la capital, habitada por alrededor de un millón y medio de personas.

“Actualmente, el aire no se encuentra en el rango de peligro, pero está clasificado como no saludable”, explicó Flores. Sin embargo, advirtió sobre las posibles repercusiones en la salud de la población, ya que la contaminación del aire puede afectar las vías respiratorias, el cerebro, los pulmones y otros órganos.

Flores atribuyó el problema principalmente al alto número de vehículos en la ciudad, cuyos gases de escape contribuyen a la generación de esta contaminación. Además, expresó la esperanza de que no se produzcan más incendios forestales que agraven aún más la situación ambiental.

Esta alerta resalta la urgente necesidad de abordar el problema de la contaminación del aire en Tegucigalpa y tomar medidas para reducir las emisiones de vehículos y mejorar la calidad ambiental en beneficio de la salud de todos los habitantes de la ciudad.

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