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How are open drains harmful for human health?

Answer :

Open drains are harmful for human health as :

i) It is the breeding ground for flies, mosquitoes and many other disease-causing germs.

ii) It creates air pollution by its foul smell.

iii) During the rainy season these drains overflow and pollute the surroundings especially the water bodies and causes many water-borne diseases like diarrhoea, cholera etc.

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