Photo of the Week: Protecting People at Risk of Malaria in Flood-Prone Areas

Posted on: 16 August 2012 | Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: Protecting People at Risk of Malaria in Flood-Prone Areas

Children move their belongings from a house affected by flooding during the rainy season in Senegal. Standing water caused by flooding can lead to an increase in the number of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes, but with Global Fund support, more than 1.4 million insecticide-treated nets have been distributed in Senegal to help protect the population against the disease.

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Copyright: The Global Fund / John Rae

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