The experience of community members in Thiès-Nord, an urban, flood-prone, area in Senegal where Practical Action works as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, makes a strong case for investing in flood resilience.
This brief is based on a Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance Post Event Review Capability (PERC) study analyzing the 2020 floods in Thiès, Senegal, which resulted in significant economic and material losses.
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Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance
This report forms part of the Independent Evaluation of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) undertaken by Oxford Policy Management (OPM) over the period from 2015 to 2024, commissioned by the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).