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Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

You'll basically see every kind of insect in your house. This is an issue you just have to get over. - Dec 4, 2017
There are rats in yards and above the ceiling areas, ants, roaches, termites - Oct 22, 2017
We had issues with ants that we could treat with ant traps. - Mar 15, 2017
We had ants, but nothing too weird inside. Mosquitoes outside are a major issue. - Feb 14, 2017
It's tropical, and yes, ants, weevils, all sorts of things can spread. - Nov 8, 2016
You will find plenty of mosquitoes, insects, cockroaches, and hornets. Most can be avoided by taking normal precautions. - Jun 2, 2016
Dengue and malaria carrying mosquitoes are the biggest problem. Standing water is the main culprit. Each year at least half a dozen members of the Embassy or school community come down with Dengue. Some are flown to Singapore for treatment. - Sep 6, 2014
Mosquitos are abundant near dawn and dusk but stay away with bug spray at those times. Dengue is a danger, so be vigilant about bug spray during those times. - Sep 3, 2014
Mosquitoes. And they have dengue fever and malaria. We do not take anti malarial medicine here and that's not a great threat, but dengue is always around. - Aug 14, 2013
Dengue abounds, especially in Fall. Microbes cause serious GI issues for most people. Delhi's dirty secret: it is one of the sickest embassies in the world because of persistent lung and GI issues. Flies and other insects congregate near neighborhood garbage dumps. - May 18, 2013
Everything including dengue and malaria mosquitos. - Oct 21, 2012
Dengue Fever is very big here. TB and malaria in southern India. - Sep 16, 2012
LOTS - everything grows and thrives here. Certain bugs blossom once a year, others such as mosquitos prefer the hot and humid or hot and rainy periods. - Aug 12, 2011
every kind imaginable - Aug 7, 2011
Malaria and Dengue mosquitoes - Aug 4, 2011
Moderate - Jan 8, 2011
Recently huge mosquito problems (= dengue fever) thanks to the monsoon rains and Common Wealth Games construction sites. In doors - count on cockroaches, ants and spiders. - Sep 18, 2010
Many. Delhi is a "green city" where you can still see monkeys in the parks, so there is enough breeding ground for insects. - Aug 30, 2010
Ticks which spread disease in animals. - Aug 12, 2010
Mosquitoes and roaches. - Aug 1, 2010