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Table 4 Perceived causes of flood hazard in Dire Dawa city

From: Flood risk analysis: causes and landscape based mitigation strategies in Dire Dawa city, Ethiopia

Flood causing factors Agree Disagree No response
Count % Count % Count %
Intense rainfall 102 92.7 0 0 8 7.3
Flood zone occupation 64 58 12 11 34 31
Land use change 83 75.5 21 19 6 5.5
Topography 83 75.5 15 13.4 12 10
Damping of solid waste in river channel 51 46.3 54 49.1 5 4.6
Aggravating factors 77 70 23 21 10 9
Institutional problem 15 13.5 70 63.3 25 22.7
  1. Source: Field survey 2017