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Title

Disaster prevention in dry lands: an overview of national efforts in Ethiopia and case studies of the Ethiopian Red Cross Society

Author

Berhe, Constantinos

Description

This paper describes disaster prevention work of government and NGOs to create an environment of survival, with deteriorating agroecological realities and changing climatic conditions in Ethiopia. General planned and ongoing activities to fight drought are examined to identify strengths and weaknesses.

File No

IIED-DP4

Agency

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Date

1989

Subject(s)

Famines, Drought

Pages

8

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