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Participants 529,532
US$ 142,132,685
Nets 61,659,068

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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Blan/Mch/Nkh/Nkh, Malawi  

Nets: 3,000 LLINs
When: May-Jun 06
Distributed by  Red Cross    Red Cross


The nets will be distributed in the following rural locations:
1. Lundu area, Blantyre in the Southern region, 750 LLINs amongst 25 villages
- 210 nets will go to 210 HBC clients and 540 will go to under 5s
2. Mduwa area, Mchinji, Central region, 750 LLINs, 50 villages
- 300 HBC clients, 50 orphans on education support, 400 under 5s
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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
3,000   Blantyre Aug 06 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

Blantyre, Malawi

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Rob M