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Participants 532,412
US$ 176,696,878
Nets 79,310,457

Distributed by Red Cross

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is a network of 183 National Societies worldwide. Our headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland, from where we provide members with technical, material, human, and financial support to better respond to emergencies and to major health problems.

LLINs

What is a Long-Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN)?

An LLIN is a mosquito net impregnated with insecticide.

The insecticide is cleverly bound within the fibres that make up the netting and is 'slow released' over a 4-5 year period. Hence 'long lasting'.

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Margibi and others, Liberia  

Nets: 10,000 LLINs
When: Nov 07-Jan 08
Distributed by  Red Cross    Red Cross


Malaria is endemic in Liberia. It is the single largest cause of illness in the country, especially among the under 5's and pregnant women.

10,000 nets will be distributed in 37 commmunities across 5 counties: Margibi 3,000; Bong 2,600, Nimba 1,640; Grand Bassa 2,400; Montserado 360.

Documentation

Map

Locations

A distribution sometimes takes place in a number of locations. Each location may have its own pictures and video.

Survey status

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK
  • Partner Refused
# LLINs LocationWhenStatus  Surveys
360   10 communities, Montserado District Jan-Feb 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
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Not expected
2,600   5 communities, Bong District Jan-Feb 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,640   6 communities, Nimba District Jan-Feb 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected

Survey status

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK
  • Partner Refused
# LLINs LocationWhenStatus  Surveys
3,000   7 communities, Margibi District Jan-Feb 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
2,400   9 communities, Grand Bassa District Jan-Feb 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected

Distribution status

The bednet distribution programmes go through a number of different states from being manufactured to being installed over a head/bed:
  • Being manufactured
  • Ready at factory
  • En-route to country
  • Arrived in country
  • En-route to zone
  • Being distributed
  • Distribution complete

Survey status and net condition

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

   Survey status
  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Partner Refused
   Net condition
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK

9 communities, Grand Bassa District, Liberia

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner