Relevance of Geospatial Technologies in monitoring Climate Change related disasters in Africa: Special focus on Floods in Dar Es Salaam; Tanzania. Shingirirai .S. Mutanga. Africa institute of south africa. Presentation Outline. Background. Climate Variability and Change a reality
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Relevance of Geospatial Technologies in monitoring Climate Change related disasters in Africa: Special focus on Floods in Dar Es Salaam; Tanzania
Shingirirai .S. Mutanga
Africa institute of south africa
City: Eastern part of the Tanzanian mainland.
Area : 1,350 square kilometres.
Population : About 4 Million residents.
70% Informal Settlements.
8% Growth Rate
Rainfall for the period 1971-2009
Year 2011: killed 11 people.
Lack of Capacity
Mushroom of informal Settlements
Lack of public awareness.
Overreliance on donor funding