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Senegal embraces technology in disaster risk reduction

19 Sep 2016, UNISDR AF

The government of Senegal is harnessing cutting-edge information and communications technology to manage and reduce disaster risk, with the aim of curbing deaths and economic losses caused by natural and man-made hazards in the West African nation. In 2015, disasters from a variety of hazards killed 609 people in Senegal and affected the lives of another 21,503 persons.


    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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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.