Vivre Avec l’Eau project helps residents of one street in Dakar bounce back from extreme rainfall and flash flooding
On August 9th, thunderstorms dropped up to 99 mm of rain locally in Ngor, over half the total rainfall this area usually gets in the entire month of August. While other parts of Dakar were inundated with water, the drainage system implemented by the Vivre Avec L'eau project in one market street effectively eliminated the flood waters allowing residents to return to their business.
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