Just one google search shows unlimited results on Karachi’s devastating condition of flying insects. Residents of Karachi have been witnessing a fast paced damage to the city’s condition of hygiene and maintenance, be it water supply, garbage collection or breakout of harmful pests. The rains of 2019 exposed the problem more harshly.
The government is somehow taking meager steps to control the situation. There is more dire need to cultivate awareness regarding hygiene and pest control within our houses and neighborhood. It does not mean that the responsibility of the government will be taken away this way, but actually as a society we will be able to protect our health and maintain our surrounding. We cannot deny that at large scale the actions of citizens add up to the unhygienic conditions in front of our houses and at public spaces.
There is a need to initiate that realization and arrange campaigns for pest eradication, so that we may collectively share a safe society. Let’s claim our ownership.
“According to the PCPD officials, they have identified mosquito breeding points in Karachi through a survey, whose results were analysed through the DIMAS software. The officials also obtained the help of environmental experts and entomologists to plan the fumigation drives. The agency has now started fumigation, besides launching awareness programmes and also spraying larvicides in these areas. Sindh PCPD Program Manager Dr Mehmood Iqbal Memon said that some of the localities they had identified were Ayesha Manzil, Karimabad, Azizabad and Gulberg areas in District Central. Meanwhile, Keamari, Machar Colony, Ittehad Town, Baldia UC-1 and Gulshan-e-Ghazi were