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In 2013, 584,000 people died from Malaria. Today, half the world’s population (3.2 billion people) is at risk of contracting malaria.
The good news? Since 2000, the global malaria mortality rate has been reduced by 47 percent and an estimated 4.2 million lives have been saved as a result of increased awareness and malaria interventions
Tomorrow, April 25 is World Malaria Day, and there’s something you can do to help save lives from malaria. Nothing But Nets has launched The Million Nets Pledge, a two-year goal to protect refugee families in sub-Saharan Africa from malaria with one million bednets by 2016.
3 Actions You Can Take to Stop Malaria
Send a Net — For a family in Africa, a net can mean the difference between life and death. For just $10, you can protect a family and save a life. Send a net now.
Join Team Bzzzkill — Increase your impact by rallying your friends, family, and neighbors to send nets. How can you use your talents to raise money? Start a fundraiser.
Advocate for Nets — Make sure your member of congress knows that the fight to end malaria is a priority for you. Raise awareness about the cause and and make your voice heard on Capitol Hill.