NDMA executes pesticide spray on over 507,800 acres of land to eliminate locust : AsiaNet-Pakistan

NDMA executes pesticide spray on over 507,800 acres of land to eliminate locust

June 3, 2020 | | Share:

National Disaster Management Authority has executed pesticide spray on over 507,800 acres of land to-date to eliminate locust in vulnerable districts of the country.

According to spokesman, some 1,124 teams have been executing the surveillance and anti-locust spray operation in the across country locust hit districts. The survey of over 428,000 hectares of land and spray of over 5,700 hectare of areas had been carried out in the last 24 hours.

The spokesman said a total of 52 districts, 33 of Balochistan, 10 of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2 of Punjab and seven of Sindh, had been hit by the locust swarms.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan

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