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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
People Affected by Natural Disasters During the Period 1971 to 2001
Digout, Delphine, based on a sketch by Philippe Rekacewicz; UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Natural disasters are increasing in number and frequency, and affect most countries in Africa. This graphic shows the amounts of people, in millions, who were affected by drought, by famine, by flood and by epidemics related to [natural] disasters in Africa for the period 1971 to 2001.