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Flashcards in Weather & Climate - Sub-Saharan African famine Deck (7):
1

What type of farming is most common in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Nomadic pastoral farming

2

Access to how many litres of water a day can be classed as famine?

<4 litres/day

3

What percentage of the population must have fewer than 2100 kilocalories of food/day to be classed a famine?

20%

4

On what date was the Sahel region (south of Sahara Desert) declared a famine by UN?

20th July 2011

5

What percentage of Somalia's population was displaced?

25%

6

How many deaths were there in total?

500,000 - 700,000 deaths (mostly children)

7

How many people were in need of assistance?

10.7 million