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Sierra Leone: In data-scarce environments, disruptive thinking is needed

21 Nov 2018, WB

Freetown's urban transport system is at risk of floods and landslides, but data scarcity impedes researchers from understanding how to improve resilience. To overcome this challenge, World Bank researchers used innovative mapping techniques and CDR data to determine risk areas and mobility during different seasons, but some gaps remain.


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