People’s Association Grassroots Volunteers To Partner NEA And SG Clean Ambassadors In Fight Against Dengue

Singapore, 2 July 2022 – The national effort in the fight against dengue will receive a further boost, with volunteers from the People’s Association (PA) grassroots organisations and PA Community Emergency and Response Team (CERT) joining the National Environment Agency (NEA)’s SG Clean Ambassadors in urging immediate collective action to break disease transmission. Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and the Environment, Mr Bay Yam Keng, joined PA volunteers at Boon Lay Drive today for house visits, to urge residents to remove stagnant water and potential mosquito breeding habitats, as well as take proactive measures to prevent dengue cases in the neighbourhood. Mr Baey also thanked the volunteers for their support in ramping up dengue prevention awareness, to stem the surge in dengue cases.