Raqqa – the municipality of people in the neighborhoods of Raqqa city launched a campaign to spray pesticides in order to prevent diseases which is caused by flying and crawling harmful insects.
Firas Ibrahim the director of pesticide department explained that after two year it is the first time they launch such a campaign. They began it after securing the necessary materials, preparations and procedures such as processing and repairing of pumps for spraying pesticides, equipment and secure protective clothing for workers in order to protect them from chemicals that is used in spraying operations.
Ibrahim added that the campaign will continue for 7 months and it will include countryside of Raqqa city. He also noted that they will spray the city once a week. He pointed out that they will use thermal vapor fixed on tractors and by manual spraying he added that they will spray gardens, hospitals and public utilities.