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close this bookVector and Pest Control in Refugee Situations (UNHCR; 1997; 124 pages)
View the documentPreface
View the document1. Introduction
View the document2. Factors influencing the spread of vectors in refugee camps
View the document3. Arthropods of medical importance
open this folder and view contents4. Mosquitos
open this folder and view contents5. Non-biting flies
open this folder and view contents6. Lice
open this folder and view contents7. Fleas
open this folder and view contents8. Bed bugs
open this folder and view contents9. Human scabies mites
open this folder and view contents10. Ticks
open this folder and view contents11. Other arthropods of medical importance
open this folder and view contents12. Snails hosts of schistosomes
open this folder and view contents13. Commensal rodents
open this folder and view contents14. Organisation of a control programme
open this folder and view contents15. Pesticides
open this folder and view contents16. Safe use of insecticides
View the documentGlossary
View the documentBibliographic selection
View the documentAnnex 1. Some arthropods and their importance to health
View the documentAnnex 2. Morphological characteristics of some arthropods of medical importance
View the documentAnnex 3. Reporting form for spraying operations
View the documentAnnex 4. Calculation of the quantity of solution and insecticide for use in treatments
View the documentAnnex 5. Determination of the insecticide concentration for use in a sprayer
View the documentAnnex 6. Preparation of a solution from an insecticide formulation
View the documentAnnex 7. Preparation of a solution from an emulsifiable concentrate
View the documentAnnex 8. Calculation of the quantity and dilution of insecticide for use in impregnation of fabrics
View the documentAnnex 9. Calculation of the quantity of molluscicide for use in a waterway
 

Vector and Pest Control in Refugee Situations

UNHCR
UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES

 

• arthropods vectors and nuisances
• snails as intermediate hosts of schistosomes
• commensal rodents

in Africa

PTSS/UNHCR

 

ISS/WHO

Geneva

 

Rome

     
 

April 1997

 

This work was compiled by Dr. Guido SABATINELLI, a researcher at the Istituto Superiore di Sanità in Rome (ISS), in collaboration with the Programme and Technical Support Section (PTSS) of UNHCR.

Acknowledgements

UNHCR wishes to express its gratitude to the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, a WHO Collaborating Centre for Human Resources and Educational Technology Development for the Control of Tropical Diseases (ISS/WHO, Rome), for its valuable contribution to the publication of the present version of this manual.

UNHCR and ISS/WHO would like to thank the many groups and individuals that contributed to preparing this work, in particular the staff of UNHCR and the NGOs that, from November 1994 to July 1995, participated in the Rwanda operation.

We would also thank Rob McLeod (Ontario, Canada), and Mike Lehane of the University of Wales (Bangor, UK) for editorial assistance.

Copies of this publication can be obtained through your nearest UNHCR office, or by writing to the following address:

PTSS
UNHCR Headquarters
P.O. Box 2500
CH-1211 Geneva 2 Dépôt, Switzerland
Fax: (+41 22) 739 7371

This manual, originally published in French by ISS/WHO, may be freely reproduced or translated into other languages, provided that it is distributed free-of-charge and that ISS/WHO and UNHCR are mentioned as the original source.

ISS/WHO (Rome) and PTSS (Geneva) would appreciate receiving copies of any adaptation or full or partial translation of this manual, PTSS at the above address and ISS/WHO at:

ISS/WHO, Department of Parasitology
Viale Regina Elena 299
I-00161 Rome, Italy

 

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