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Downstream Voices by Fred Pearce (photo: Wetlands International)

Wetlands International releases new book 'Downstream voices' by Fred Pearce

22 Sep 2014, Wetlands Intl

'We are thrilled to launch 'Downstream Voices' which shares some of our experiences and illustrates how improving the management of wetlands helps to reduce water-related disaster risks, from the village level all the way up to the wider landscape and watershed. With this book we hope to open the eyes of governments, development and aid organisations, environmental experts and engineers', says Jane Madgwick, CEO of Wetlands International...


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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