This manual provides has been written for vector control personnel working in refugee camps in East Africa.
|Title||Vector and pest control in refugee situations|
|Year of Publication||1997|
|Pagination||vi, 104 p., xvi p. pl. : 10 fig., 6 tab.|
|Publisher||United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees|
|Place Published||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Keywords||bed bugs, cab97/3, camps, diptera, east africa, fleas, health education, insecticides, lice, manuals, mosquitoes, pest control, pesticides, rodents, sarcoptes scabei, sdieme, sdihyg, snail control, ticks, vector control|
This manual provides has been written for vector control personnel working in refugee camps in East Africa. It deals with problem arthropods of the area; biological influences on the choice and effectiveness of control methods; vector-borne diseases of the area; basic control methods and equipment; and pesticide safety and toxicity. The main arthropods covered are: mosquitoes; non-biting flies; lice; fleas; bed bugs; human scabies mites; and ticks. In addition the manual briefly discusses the control of schistosomiasis and rodents.
|Notes||70 ref. - Glossary: p. 83-87|
|Custom 1||245.3, 36|