Locust control operation has been carried out on 1111920 hectares area of land

Islamabad: August 16, 2020
Locust in Pakistan

As Per National Locust Control Centre (Nlcc), On Sunday Locust Is Present In One District Of Balochistan And One District Of Sindh. Anti Locust Survey And Control Operations Are In Progress. In Last 24 Hrs 202880 Hectares Area Has Been Surveyed. In Last 24 Hrs Locust Control Operation Has Been Carried Out On 100 Hectares Of District Lasbella Of Balochistan And 1530 Hectares Of District Tharparkar Of Sind. In Last 6 Months, Control Operation Has Been Carried Out On 1111920 Hectares Area Of Land. In The Light Of Prevailing Climatic Conditions & Availability Of Vegetation In Horn Of Africa(Hoa) Threat Though Has Reduced But Is Not Yet Over. Lasbela District Require A Continuous Survey Effort For Early Detection Of Any Presence. It Is To Be Ensured That Survey Data (Presence Or Absent) Is Also Uploaded Through Elocust. A Reported Probable Adult Group Migration From Oman Requires Vigilance Specially Along Coastline Of Karachi, Thatta And Sajawal.

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