Senegal River Basin
A man crosses a bridge over the Hospital Wadi after a torrential downpour. The Sahel region is prone to flooding and severe erosion during the rainy season due to a lack of infrastructure and water management systems. Much needed rain water rapidly drains off the land into rivers limiting seepage into the water table and benefits to agricultural production.
Selibaby, Mauritania. 07/09/2010.
- Photo © J.B. Russell
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- REPORTAGE: Climate Change in the Sahel