Kawe is an administrative ward in the Kinondoni district of the Dar es Salaam Region of Tanzania. According to the 2002 census, the ward has a total population of 94,535, The population might be higher than this as the last census was in 2012. Kawe ward lies along India ocean on the North-Eastern part of the region making it susceptible to fluvial floods.
The mapping was conducted in 6 subwards i.e. Ukomani, Mbezi Beach A, Mbezi Beach B, Mzimuni, Mtambani, and Mwinyi Mkuu where community members were asked about the important assets in their subwards and whether they were at risk of being flooded.
After mapping, On December 5th, 2019 RH team revisited the wards to share back the maps produced with a short discussion on how the maps are going to be used in the ward and subwards.