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Table 2 Summary of number dams and people living around planned dams in stable, unstable and no malaria zones across sub-Saharan Africa

From: Malaria impact of large dams in sub-Saharan Africa: maps, estimates and predictions

Malaria stability No. dams (% from total) No. people within 1 km radius from reservoirs No. people living between 1 and 2 km from reservoirs No. people living between 2 and 5 km from the reservoirs Total population within 5 km of the reservoirs
Stable 9 (11.5) 13,127 49,787 296,913 359,827
Unstable 51 (65.4) 3,610 13,291 65,085 81,986
No malaria 18 (23.1) 8,816 28,842 163,297 200,956
Total 78 (100) 25,553 91,920 525,295 642,769