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Participants 511,950
US$ 126,243,834
Nets 47,282,399

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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Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India  

Nets: 20,000 LLINs
When: Jun-Jul 08
Distributed by  Red Cross    Red Cross


Malaria is on the rise in India and Tamil Nadu state has some of the wost affected areas in the country. Rather than existing throughout the state, there are pockets where malaria is emerging as a significant illness.

The nets will be distributed to specific villages in the affected areas to achieve blanket coverage, meaning all villagers will sleep under a net.

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
960   Agastheeswaram Taluk, Kanyakumar... Jun-Jul 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
3,240   Agastheeswaram/Kalkulam Taluk, K... Jun-Jul 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
3,500   Anjugrammam, Kanyakumari, Tamil ... Jun-Jul 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
4,600   Palapallam, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu Jun-Jul 08 Status Photos Videos
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
1,880   Sasthankarai, Kanyakumari, Tamil... Jun-Jul 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
2,700   Thuthur, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu Jun-Jul 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
3,120   Vilavankodu Taluk, Kanyakumari, ... Jun-Jul 08 Status Photos Videos
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

Sasthankarai, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner