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Participants 537,157
US$ 204,933,073
Nets 94,017,279

Distributed by NICCO

NICCO, a non-governmental organization which has long history, was founded in Kyoto. NICCO has operated urgent disaster assistance, self-reliance support, rural environment protection and human resource development for about 30 years. Currently, NICCO operates its missions in Middle East, Africa, Asia and Japan.

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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Nambuma, Malawi  

Nets: 2,000 LLINs
When: Nov-Dec 11
Distributed by  NICCO    NICCO


Nambuma area, Dowa District is a rural area and the population of the 12 villages is about 2,500 in total.

Dowa District is not one of the highest risk malaria areas within Malawi from the data of Malaria new cases & inpatient deaths by district. However, Nambuma area is high risk malaria area within Dowa District since this area is hot and humid with wetland, which is a preferable environment for malarial mosquitoes.

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   Nambuma Nov-Dec 11 Status Photos Videos

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

Nambuma, Malawi

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Ben Hudson