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Table 8 Reported exposure to floods and loss of assets due to flooding

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

Resilient group Non-resilient group
Loss/damage to housing 63.41% (n = 26) Loss/damage to housing 69.66% (n = 124)
Exposure to flood hazards 63.41% (n = 26) Exposure to flood hazards 56.74% (n = 101)
Loss of crops due to flood hazards 95.12% (n = 39) Loss of crops due to flood hazards 99.44% (n = 177)
Loss of livestock due to flood hazards 73.17% (n = 30) Loss of livestock due to flood hazards 73.6% (n = 131)
Ownership of at least an ox for farming 78.05% (n = 32) Ownership of at least an ox for farming 79.78% (n = 142)
Education (no. years of schooling) 3.43 (n = 41) Education (no. years of schooling) 2.68 (n = 178)
  1. Source: Authors’ own construction from household survey (April 2015)
  2. Notes:
  3. Resilient and non-resilient groups were identified based on the LRI index values, where households having an LRI value of 0.5 and above were taken as resilient groups while those with LRI below this threshold were considered to non-resilient