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Forty-five and fifty-five gallon drums are one of the primary breeding sites for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Jamaica. While the Ministry of Health (MOH) Vector Control Unit has identified water drums as one of the two most proliferous sources of mosquitoes on the island, there is a strong need to understand the full extent of the environmental, structural and behavioral challenges related to water storage, including but not limited to water drums, and the resultant Aedes aegypti breeding sites. 

This tool (available in English and Spanish) is for community volunteers and health promoters to facilitate home visits in support of the promotion of key behaviors for Zika, dengue, and chikungunya prevention. Each card has two sides, one with images to use when talking with the family and the other with information and images to help the volunteer understand and discuss each behavior.

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