- Preparing to Manage Natural Hazards and Climate Change Risks in Dakar, Senegal
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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- June 1, 2009, 5 p.m.
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