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Participants 511,940
US$ 121,746,907
Nets 45,448,053

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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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Waterloo Rural District, Freetown Peninsula, Sierra Leone  

Nets: 40,000 LLINs
When: Nov 09
Distributed by  Red Cross    Red Cross


Sierra Leone is endemic for malaria.

40,000 nets will be distributed in a series of communities on the Freetown Peninsula in the west of the country to acheive complete coverage of under 5s. These nets are part of a major countrywide campaign targeting under 5s.

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
9,600   Bassa Town, Lumpa, Waterloo Rura... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
9,500   Cole Town, Lumpa, Waterloo Rural... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
1,000   Grafton, Waterloo Rural District... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
3,500   Hastings, Waterloo Rural Distric... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
1,100   John Thorpe, Waterloo Rural Dist... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
9,500   Kabba St, Lumpa, Waterloo Rural ... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused

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
400   Limba Corner, Waterloo Rural Dis... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
400   Rogbangba, Waterloo Rural Distri... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
5,000   Waterloo, Waterloo Rural Distric... Oct 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused

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

Bassa Town, Lumpa, Waterloo Rural District, Freetown Peninsula, Sierra Leone

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Kelly Pilger