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Table 3 Coping strategies for flood disasters

From: Livelihood resilience in the face of recurring floods: an empirical evidence from Northwest Ethiopia

Coping strategy Number Percent
Borrowing seeds 236 80.93
Selling household assets 236 12.71
Changing crops 236 86.01
Constructing flood dykes 232 31.03
Informal social transfers 236 83.89
Relocating to higher grounds 234 58.97
  1. Source: Authors’ own construction from household survey (April 2015)
  2. Note: This is a multiple response item and therefore the percentage does not add up to 100 percent.