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Their presence signaled the growing concern for disaster risk reduction issues in Mauritania.
First elected in 2001, Mayor Abdel Malick, said: “I felt the responsibility and expectations heavily back then.
The country will also undertake national consultations for the 'post-2015' development agenda (post-MDG) and disaster risk reduction (post-HFA) early next year.
-- Video on Making Mauritania Disaster Resilient Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities programme - Update 1 Disasters in Sub-Saharan Africa often take a huge toll on vulnerable populations.
Salimata was always told she should be proud to come from a family of wife beaters.
“I felt like an animal that had to be disciplined,” she said.
At last week's Africities Summit held in Dakar, with more than 5,000 local government representatives from across Africa, Mayor Abdel Malick was elected President of the Women Federation of Mayors in Africa.