July 2, 2012 Untold Stories
Micah Albert, David Conrad
Photographer Micah Albert discusses the waste management inefficiencies in Kenya's Dandora Municipal Dump Site—a situation that is creating a human rights crisis.
May 27, 2012 BBC
Micah Albert, David Conrad
The overloaded municipal dump near Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is not only a place for scavengers who make money selling scraps they find, but also a place for the hungry who cannot afford food.
May 24, 2012 The San Francisco Chronicle
David Conrad, Micah Albert
Dandora, Nairobi's overflowing and mismanaged dump site, could be closed or relocated, leaving many scavengers without food or a source of livelihood.
May 14, 2012 The Globe and Mail
David Conrad, Micah Albert
About 6,000 people have come to depend on the 30-acre Dandora dump for their livelihood and income. But their needs are at odds with nearby residents who want the toxic waste gone.
May 11, 2012 Los Angeles Times
Micah Albert
Nairobi's Dandora Municipal Dump Site is the only location for waste in Kenya's capital. Disease and pollution from the dump spill into the households of nearly a million people.
April 30, 2012 The Sacramento Bee
Micah Albert
At the Dandora trash dump in Nairobi, Kenya, the scene is otherworldly: smoke from burning chemicals and plastic, rotting debris, overpowering smells, scavenging animals and humans.
April 20, 2012 Foreign Policy
Micah Albert
A photographic tour of the toxic otherworld in Dandora--Nairobi's mountainous wasteland.
April 20, 2012 Foreign Policy
David Conrad, Micah Albert
For Nairobi's poorest, the enormous trash dump that's slowly killing them is also the only thing keeping them alive.
A trash picker in Dandora, Kenya.
April 13, 2012 Untold Stories
Micah Albert
Dandora, Nairobi's primary dumping site, is over capacity. Yet the willingness and ability of government officials to decommission it within the next five years remain in doubt.
March 28, 2012 Untold Stories
David Conrad, Micah Albert
Debating the health, economic and political dimensions of Dandora: the Nairobi municipal dumpsite that takes in 2,000 tons of waste per day despite being declared "full" years ago.