UAE eradicating mosquito breeding ‘hot spots’ after heavy rains

A truck drains runoff water following heavy rainfall in Dubai in April. Stagnant water helps the spread of mosquitoes, the ministry said. Image used for illustrative purpose only.
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Dubai: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) on Saturday announced the intensification of efforts for the third phase of the Anti-Mosquito Campaign, in collaboration with the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), and in partnership with relevant local authorities across the UAE, including municipalities in different emirates.

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