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People affected by natural disasters in Africa from 1971 to 2001

Year: 2007 Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Poor people all over Africa are vulnerable to droughts and floods since many depend on rainfed agriculture as their main means of subsistence and often live in degraded areas susceptible to rainfall variation (cleared of trees and vegetation).
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