What is the fine for mosquito breeding in Singapore?

How do I report mosquito breeding in Singapore?

National Environment Agency (NEA) – Latest updates on dengue

  1. NEA Dengue website.
  2. Latest number of dengue cases.
  3. Locations of active dengue clusters in Singapore.
  4. To report potential mosquito breeding sites to NEA, please call 1800-2255-632 or Contact_NEA@nea.gov.sg.

What is the fine for dengue?

Currently, TCs may be fined up to a maximum of $5,000 for mosquito breeding detected at dengue cluster areas.

No. of offence(s) committed Enhanced penalties
1st offence · $3,000 (up from the current $2,000)
2nd offence · $5,000 (up from the current $4,000)

Are mosquitoes a problem in Singapore?

The mosquitoes of major concern in Singapore belong to the genera Aedes, Culex and Anopheles. The Anopheles mosquitoes are usually found in undeveloped swampy and forested areas, while the Aedes mosquitoes commonly exist in urban or suburban areas.

Can mosquitoes breed in reservoirs?

Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water. Ground puddles, discarded containers, water storage containers, choked drains, roof gutters, infrequently used gully traps, and toilet bowls are some examples of mosquito breeding habitats.

What is the most effective mosquito control?

9 Best Mosquito Killer Types For 2021

  • Summit Responsible Solutions Mosquito Bits.
  • Flowtron BK-15D Electronic Insect Killer.
  • Dynatrap Half Acre Mosquito Trap.
  • Katchy Indoor Trap.
  • MegaCatch ULTRA Mosquito Trap.
  • Neem Bliss 100% Cold Pressed Neem Oil.
  • TIKI Brand BiteFighter Torch Fuel.
  • Murphy’s Mosquito Repellent Sticks.

Can NEA enter your house?

Our officers will identify themselves with their NEA Authority Card and explain the purpose of their visit. They will only enter your homes or premises with your consent and accompaniment. You may call us at 6225 5632 to verify the officer’s identity before letting them into your residence or premise.

How do I appeal my NEA fine?

You may contact NEA Contact Centre at 1800 2255 632 to check on the status of your appeal. If your appeal is still pending and you have not received a reply, please note that you will be required to attend Court personally on the date and time stated in your NTAC or Summons.

How does Singapore reduce mosquitoes?

But Singapore’s specially bred mosquitoes carry a bacteria that prevents eggs from hatching, and “compete with the wild type,” leading to “a gradual reduction of the mosquito population,” said Ng Lee Ching, the official heading the Wolbachia project, named after the bacteria.

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