Over the past week, flash floods have affected the Ker Massar area in the suburbs of the Senegalese capital Dakar. Heavy rainfall led to flooding of rivers. Hundreds of families fled their homes after heavy rainfall.
Malang Sambu is one of the injured people who have lost almost everything.
“We are going through this situation with difficulty, because you can see the state of the areas around us. We are in the Baye Niasse area, and all the houses have almost budged. Those who could not move are stuck in their homes and will be able to move. only after the situation has improved. You can see for yourself the conditions in which these people live, complained Malang.
Several people have left their homes and are unable to return due to dangerous conditions. Most of them are unable to contact other family members or even ask for help. While waiting for help, Mrs. Dyatta expects the worst in the next few weeks.
It seems to her that she is in prison, because she was imprisoned. Ms. Traore was blocked for almost a week. This plunged her into deep sorrow and grief.
“We are here, we do not know what kind of world we are in, endless promises that never come true. We see government officials coming here to visit, watch, give interviews, speak on television, on radio. all their promises, nothing has ever been done. They always say there are billions that need to be allocated. Where are these billions?"