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This manual provides has been written for vector control personnel working in refugee camps in East Africa.

TitleVector and pest control in refugee situations
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsSabatinelli, G.
Paginationvi, 104 p., xvi p. pl. : 10 fig., 6 tab.
Date Published1997-04-01
PublisherUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
Keywordsbed 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
Abstract

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.

Notes70 ref. - Glossary: p. 83-87
Custom 1245.3, 36
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