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Clothing treated in this way will retain its insecticidal properties for several washes. Avoid the use of other pyrethroids, especially the cyanopyrethroids (alpha-cypermethrin, cyfluthrin, deltamethrin, lambda-cyhalothrin), as they may cause strong skin irritation. Application of dusts for control of body lice Application of insecticidal dusts for louse control requires the appropriate apparatus. Simple hand-pumped dusters are available and are effective but not very rapid to use. For mass treatment, powered dusters are more effective but need to be selected carefully.
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2. The recommended figures for camp layout and services are only guidelines. In severely overcrowded, spontaneously settled camps it may be very difficult to achieve the recommended figures during the initial emergency phase and realistic compromises will have to be made. Nevertheless, the figures provide the basis for planning and are the targets at which to aim. 5 m2/person Number of people per water point 250 Number of people per latrine 20 Distance to water point 150 m maximum Distance to latrine 30 m Distance between water point and latrine 100 m Firebreaks 75 m every 300 m a b c In practice this may be difficult to achieve, for example in areas with a high population density where little land is available.