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Senegal rains

The recent heavy rains in Senegal have caused severe floods in 2009 in almost all suburbs of Dakar, the capital. After a short respite, the rains have started again bringing despair to the residents. A child steps over stones to avoid flooded streets in Diamagune Diaksao, just outside of Dakar, Senegal. Ricci Shryock/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.