07 April 2020 – Staff of Petroleum Products Distribution Company will be employed to fumigate and sterilise in Karbala and Najaf governorates

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Environment, Local Government
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional – Karbala and Najaf
Lead People/Agency: General manager of the Petroleum Products Distribution Company, Hussein Talib; Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Oil Minister Thamer Al-Ghadban

Overview: The general manager of the Oil Products Distribution Company, Hussein Talib Agency, said, according to a statement of the Ministry of Oil, that, under the direct direction of the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and the Oil Minister, Thamer Al-Ghadban, the company’s specialized staffs are carrying out a comprehensive campaign of sterilization and fumigation of public utilities and residential districts in each of the governorates of Karbala and Najaf to prevent the spread of the virus.
Full details here: https://oil.gov.iq/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2567

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: Learning from other jurisdictions