Integrated flood policy

IMPROVED COORDINATION
BETWEEN ACTORS
AT ALL LEVELS

Integrated infrastructure

TAILORED SOLUTIONS
TO THE YEARLY FLOODING
IN URBAN SENEGAL

Increasing resilience

BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE
FOR 920 000 PEOPLE
IN URBAN SENEGAL

Targeted capacity building

EMPOWERED WOMEN
WHO STRENGTHEN
COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

Sustainable awareness building

CHILDREN INVOLVED
FOR LONG-LASTING IMPACT
IN THE COMMUNITIES

Partnership for Integrated Urban Flood Prevention in Senegal

Each year heavy downpours during the wet season between August and September cause urban flooding in Senegal. In some areas the floodwaters linger for months, stagnating and causing health risks as well as major damage to household and community life, especially for the poorest members of Senegal’s urban community. The partnership “Vivre avec l’eau” will increase the resilience of 920 000 people in urban Senegal by helping them better respond to flooding through an innovative, integrated approach combining infrastructure, policy and capacity-building components.