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Preparing to Manage Natural Hazards and Climate Change Risks in Dakar, Senegal
Abstract

This report describes a pilot study of natural risk hazards in the peri-urban extension areas of the Dakar Metropolitan Area, Senegal. The area subject of this study stretches across 550 square kilometres, covering less than 1% of the national territory, but housing about50%ofSenegal’surbanpopulation. MuchoftherapidpopulationgrowthoftheDakar Metropolitan Area is taking place beyond the boundaries of the Department of Dakar (the city center), in peri-urban areas that combine two disquieting...

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information pertaining to earth sciences. Examples: geophysical features and processes, geology, minerals, sciences dealing with the composition, structure and origin of the earth s rocks, risks of earthquakes, volcanic activity, landslides, gravity information, soils, permafrost, hydrogeology, erosion
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Senegal
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English
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coastal_flood, strong_wind, drought, urban_flood, extreme_heat, wildfire, landslide

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