Abu Dhabi (Etihad)
The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) launched an awareness campaign for owners of farms and ranches in Abu Dhabi with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of maintaining sewage tanks to avoid the breeding of disease-carrying pests, especially mosquitoes and flies, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority.
The campaign, which will continue until the end of the third quarter of 2022, aims to raise awareness and educate farm and farm owners about the need to pay attention to the maintenance of sewage tanks and avoid practicing any work that could lead to spreading. of epidemics and diseases affecting human, animal and plant life and a commitment to follow best practice in this area. To reduce public health pests such as mosquitoes and flies.
The Centre’s participation in this campaign comes as part of its efforts to build integrated systems for waste management and public health pest control and to provide value-added services to clients and communities in accordance with the highest standards and practices adopted globally through building effective partnerships and investment in assets and financial, human and technical resources in pursuit of sustainability.
Mohammed Al Naqbi, Acting Director of the Public Health Department of Pest Control at the Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center “Tadweer”, said: “The organization of this campaign is in line with the center’s strategic objectives aimed at increasing the awareness of householders about the need. that follow the best methods and practices in public health pest control and the need to clean storage tanks. Sanitation, and closed tightly to maintain the safety and health of the community around us and avoid the risks that result from the reproduction of mosquitoes and midges. flies. We are pleased to partner with the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority to achieve our shared goals and directions.”
On his part, Bader Hassan Al Shehhi, Director of the Communication and Community Services Department at the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority, said: “Our participation in this campaign stems from our belief in the importance of achieving biosecurity in farms and ranches and raising awareness. on the importance of maintaining sewage tanks to avoid the breeding of disease-carrying pests, especially mosquitoes and flies, which affect human, animal and plant health, noting that the authority’s inspectors made awareness visits to farms and ranches to educate farmers on the need for close closing and maintaining waste water tanks to avoid the spread of pests.