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Senegal: Dakar suburbs strive to turn floodwaters from foe to friend

27 Oct 2016, TRF

Involving the community is central to an urban flood management project called "Live with Water". It aims to benefit some 920,000 people, mostly in Dakar, by preventing flooding of houses, shops and streets during the rainy season through drainage infrastructure, while using the evacuated water for activities such as cultivating herb gardens on the basins' banks.


    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
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