Category Archives: Senegal

Senegal: Floods, Funding, and Fairs

Climate Change in Senegal: Senegal is under serious threat of flooding due to climate change warned Margareta Wahlstrom, the head of the United Nations Council on reducing disaster risk (created under the Hyogo Framework for Action). In recent years, Senegal suffered major flooding that left many dead and thousands of homeless people, particularly in the… Continue reading

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Senegal: Health and Society

Health Care Workers Demonstrate in Dakar Hundreds of health care workers gathered this morning in Dakar to challenge the state to improve the health care industry. The peaceful demonstration was led mostly by health workers that are part of the Single Trade Union of Health and Social Action (SUTSAS). Like many African countries, Senegal’s health… Continue reading

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