7 Aug 2015, UNISDR AF
Recovering from floods in June and July, Cameroon is working to rein in risk in its fast-growing urban centers. Douala has announced a two-month citywide campaign to clean gutters and drains. Similar initiatives are underway in Yaoundé, including ditch-digging and clearing by residents of informal settlements. Such community-driven maintenance and upgrading of informal settlements is an important part of disaster risk reduction...
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