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Tanzania: Using community mapping for flood modelling

8 Nov 2017, Medium

Several community mapping projects convened in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, have collected a vast amount of data, detailing the city's most vulnerable wards for floods in openly accessible maps. A project studied the data to explore its potential use for understanding flood risk and setting up detailed flood models.


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