Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Kayes

Kayes (Bambara Kayi, Soninké Xaayi) is a city in western Mali on the Sénégal River, with a population of 127,368 at the 2009 census. Kayes is the capital of the administrative region of the same name. The name "Kayes" comes from the Soninké word "karré", which describes a low humid place that floods in rainy season. The city is located 420 kilometres (260 mi) northwest of the capital Bamako.

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  1. Seems like things have to get pretty nasty before people pay attention on the hurricane front. That's why I appreciate Immediate Response Group and FEMA, who are PROACTIVE in helping people respond to disasters before they happen.

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    1. Agreed James. I'm not familiar with FEMA, but I know Immediate Response Group does an excellent job with disaster preparation.

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