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Participants 532,777
US$ 179,053,037
Nets 80,619,787

Distributed by UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund is the world's leading organisation working specifically for children. We work with local communities and governments in 155 countries, areas and territories, to provide emergency relief and run long-term development programmes in areas such as health, education and child protection.

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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Gatumba, Burundi  

Nets: 10,000 LLINs
When: Mar 07
Distributed by  UNICEF    UNICEF


Gatumba has a population of 25,000 and is located in a malaria endemic region. 1,500 cases of malaria are reported per month. 90% of children under 2 do not sleep under a bednet. Gatumba does not have a hospital.

The 10,000 LLINs that comprise the Gatumba distribution will ensure blanket coverage of the village in one go.

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
2,000   Gaharawe and Vugizo, Gatumba Jun-Jul 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
2,200   Kinynya I and II, Gatumba Jun-Jul 07 Status
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
5,200   Muyange and Mushasha, Gatumba Jun-Jul 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
600   Rukaramo and Waribondo, Gatumba Jun-Jul 07 Status
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

Muyange and Mushasha, Gatumba, Burundi

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner