Flash floods in Dakar

Our local contact in Djida Thiaroy Kaw, Pap Marie, is helping his community to evacuate from their homes that suffered from the recent flash floods. As the whole neighborhood is situated in the lowlands at the outskirts of Dakar, the climate reslience against (heavy) rainfall is low. Although the government has been working on improving the infrastructure, floods are recurring on a yearly basis. Local inhabitants are sheltered in the community school, that sits on higher ground.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *