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Over 350,000 Surinamese to benefit from flood risk management

14 Feb 2019, WB

More than 350,000 people living in vulnerable settlements in the Greater Paramaribo area of Suriname will benefit from a U.S. $35 million flood risk management project. The investment will improve drainage infrastructure and strengthen the Saramacca Canal system, the most important drainage system for the central and western areas of Paramaribo.


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