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Video October 11, 2018

Tanzania : Envisioning Urban Resilience Solutions

After heavy rains flooded areas of in Jangwani, Tanzania, an unplanned neighborhood near the city center early in 2018, killing 15 people and destroying critical infrastructure; the Tanzanian government, along with the World Bank and development partners began working with local communities to design a more resilient river basin. The Tanzania Urban Resilience Program involved the community to design a basin investment program that includes a city park, housing and commercial development. The initiative is producing a flood model that can be used to design sustainable flood control infrastructure.