Due to flooding in Dakar caused by heavy rains, on 25 August 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to support Senegal with its flood response efforts.
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated three times in the past two days to provide satellite imagery and maps regarding floods in Niger, Senegal and Nigeria.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Sunday 26 of August 2012 in the region of Diourbel, Senegal.
On Sunday 17 and Monday 18 October, the region of Saint-Louis and its surrounding areas received 98 mm of rains.
Torrential rain since Thursday, September, 2nd 2010 lead to floods in the main part of Senegal and many towns.
The Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE) was created in 1986 by the Senegalese government with the support of the Unite Nation Program for the South Sahara Region (UNSO) and the funding of the Danish I
Recent heavy rains in Senegal have caused severe floods in almost all suburbs of Dakar.
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