The South Jakarta Administration sets mosquito campaign in RW 06 area, Jatipadang Urban Village, Pasar Minggu, Friday (4/12).
" Local people and jumantik cadres must work together combating aedes aegypti mosquito spreads dengue fever"
"Local people and jumantik cadres must work together combating aedes aegypti mosquito spreads dengue fever. That is by planting lemongrass and lavender trees," expressed South Jakarta Mayor, Marullah Matali, when he led the mosquito campaign at the location.
It could be through independent jumantik and communal work every week by applying (3M) procedure: mengubur (bury), menguras (drain) and menutup (cover) and make a lavitrap in nest of mosquitoes.
"We also need to intensify socialization about cleanliness and have a role in independent jumantik every day," he expressed.
Jumantik Coordinator for RW 06, Emi Tati Mulyati explained, for this week, routine checks are conducted in 10 RTs
"In a week, we can check 6,313 houses. From that number, mosquito larvae is detected in 165 houses and already handled. Zero mosquito here has touched 97.4 percent," she told.