Making Cities Resilient:
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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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