International Journal of Sustainable Development Research

Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2024

  • Research Article

    Communities’ Perceptions and Coping Strategies to Flood Hazard in a Peri-Urban Catchment: The Case Study of the Zio River Basin, Togo, West Africa

    Têtou-Houyo Blakime, Kossi Komi*, Kossi Adjonou, Akouété Galé Ekoue, Kodjovi Senanou Gbafa, Botolisam Polorigni, Peter Oyedele, Kouami Kokou

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2024
    Pages: 43-55
    Received: 6 April 2024
    Accepted: 23 April 2024
    Published: 10 May 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsdr.20241002.11
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    Abstract: Climate and land use changes have exacerbated the frequency and intensity of floods in West Africa. In Togo, the communities of the Zio river sub-basin are regularly affected by flood hazard with severe socio-economic consequences. The main objective of this article is to contribute to the improvement of the resilience of these populations through ... Show More