World Day for Combating Desertification
in Fujairah

FUJAIRAH - The Environment Protection Department at Fujairah Municipality on Thursday observed the World Day to Combat Desertification.

A ceremony was held to observe the day themed “Forests Keep dry lands working”. It included an awareness programme to identify the risk of desertification and methods used to roll back the desert.

It was a part of the campaign aimed at spreading awareness among the public on the importance of preserving the environment.

A competition on the best seedling has been launched in collaboration with the Public Health Section for Women Teachers.

A film on desertification was screened in cooperation with the Department of Public Works and Agriculture.

The Environment Protection Section distributed seedlings to the municipality sections, branches and a number of local government departments.

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