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Emergency vector control using chemicals: A handbook for relief workers - 2nd edition

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Author: Lacarin, Christophe Jean; Reed, Bob
Publisher: WEDC
Year: 1999
Physical: Book 134pp. (250/176)



Detailed Description

The control of vectors that transmit diseases in emergencies is critical to the prevention of epidemics. This handbook describes how such vectors can be identified and controlled using chemicals. Aimed at non-specialists such as logisticians, engineers and health workers, it provides advice on identifying the responsible vector, selecting the appropriate control chemical and the means of application, together with advice on planning an implementation programme.

Also available in this series:

  • Controlling and Preventing Disease
    Erik Rottier and Margaret Ince
  • Emergency Sanitation
    Peter Harvey, Sohrab Baghri and Bob Reed
  • Emergency Water Sources
    Sarah House and Bob Reed
  • Out in the Cold
    Mark Buttle and Michael Smith

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