Appendix 3

Summary of Intensified Mosquito Control Measures
by Relevant Bureaux/Departments

  •  Education and Manpower Bureau will encourage school authorities to establish dedicated patrol teams to inspect school premises for mosquito breeding grounds and to identify major breeding sources in the vicinity of school compounds for eradication by other departments.

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  •  Environment, Transport and Works Bureau will arrange weekly anti-mosquito inspection for all public works construction sites, road drains, roadside slopes and highways to eliminate mosquito breeding places associated with these sites/structures. 

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  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department will step up anti-mosquito inspection for all hiking trails, barbecue and recreational sites in 23 country parks and remove flowerpots, containers and rubbish in morning walkers�� activity areas.

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  •  Home Affairs Department will in consultation with Clean Hong Kong District Committees identify rear lanes, private streets, and other environmental hot-spots in 18 districts for inspection and anti-mosquito operations during the last week of every month.

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  • Housing Department will carry out weekly inspection at 155 estates and 60-odd construction sites under its charge to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds therein. 

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  • Lands Department will conduct grass-cutting and rubbish clearance at over 600 identified black spots, clear 20 hillside illegal cultivation black spots and maintain over 120 landscaped sites in the next three months.

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  • Leisure and Cultural Services Department will conduct weekly anti-mosquito measures at all its venues including parks, garden sitting-out areas, playgrounds, swimming pools, tennis courts, beaches and other cultural activity centres. 

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  • FEHD will continue to inspect all building construction sites once weekly and strengthen anti-mosquito measures in public places (not already covered by another department) commensurate with the ovitrap indices.

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