Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi Muhammad Ali has directed the authorities concerned of Health, Environment, Civil Defence, administration of cooperative housing societies and other departments to expedite anti-dengue activities in their respective areas.
According to a district administration spokesman, the DC had instructed the departments to give special attention on anti-dengue activities particularly in all areas where dengue cases were being reported.
He said indoor and outdoor anti-dengue activities should be expedited in all vulnerable areas of the district as due to current weather condition and rains, it was now the peak season for dengue.
He said the departments concerned should further enhance coordination to improve their performance. Participation of the citizens in anti-dengue activities should also be ensured, he added.
The authorities should take effective measures to control dengue while special teams under anti-dengue drive should inspect residential and commercial places and educate the citizens about importance of sanitation, cleanliness and preventive measures against dengue, he added.