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Senegal

Senegal PM reiterates HFA commitment

31 Jan 2014, UNISDR AF

'Our vulnerability to climatic hazards has harmed our economy. The drought that hit our country in the 1970s caused a delay in the development of agriculture, livestock and state investment for the country’s development and wellbeing,' the Prime Minister of Senegal said...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Direction de la Protection Civile, Ministère de l'Intérieur (DPC)
  • Website:http://www.gouv.sn/
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:(221) 33 889 39 00 (221) 77 529 05 32


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Direction de la Protection Civile, Ministère de l'Intérieur (DPC)
  • Website:http://www.gouv.sn/
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:(221) 33 889 39 00 (221) 77 529 05 32
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1982 1,200,000
Flood 1998 300,000
Drought 2002 284,000
Flood 2009 264,000
Flood 2002 179,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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