ADSS General Manager comments on Nauru refugees exposure to asbestos

Refugees living on Nauru have been exposed to potentially deadly asbestos after workers dumped it next to a settlement on the Pacific Island.

Some refugees even used the dangerous material to build makeshift sheds, intensifying fears that many could develop life-threatening cancers within years.

Large quantities of asbestos sheeting have been ripped off buildings by workers with Nauru Utilities Corporation.

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