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Fatimetou  Abdel Malick
Recognized for
Her commitment as an Arab Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction with a strong emphasis on including women in the different aspects of building resilient communities

Mayor Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick was born September 28, 1958 and she is the mother of three children. She was elected Mayor for Tevragh-zeina in 2001, and was re-elected in 2008. Tevragh-Zeina is a commune of the Capital Nouakchott in western Mauritania. It has a population of aprox 50,000. Main risk are floods, dune destruction and coastal erosion- and desertification.

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