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Heavy Flooding Hits Kanifing-Municipality

The roads in the Kanifing Municipality on Wednesday morning was inundated with water from the downpour of rain. Dozens of vehicles were seen queuing on...

Breaking News: Disaster Hits Tiny Gambia as Hurricane like Floods Hits Kuntaur; Town in Water

The Gambia is several thousand Miles from the United States. However, the tiny Nation is currently facing a similar global warming disaster through the...

Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia – Low crop yield (National Authorities, UN agencies)

According to the latest World Food Programme (WFP), Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO) and NGO assessments, a much lower cereal crop yield is expected...

Early Warning Climate Forecasting in Gambia 2011-2019

INTRODUCTION • Gambia is the smallest country in mainland Africa, bordered by Senegal and the Atlantic Ocean. The main geographical feature is the Gambian River...

Supporting community actions on disaster reduction from flooding along the Gambia River

Banjul, 6 – 12 May 2018 - The UNESCO Regional Office in Dakar will support the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) to organize a...

Using drones to reduce impacts of floods in The Gambia

  The Gambia is taking action on climate change adaptation, addressing its vulnerability to flood disaster risks by establishing a state-of-the-art, end-to-end early warning system....

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URR Visit

Our Executive Director Sanna Dahaba, together with the governor of URR Fanta Manneh, visited areas affected by disasters which happened last week and led...