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Table 5 Land use land cover changes of the watershed

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

Land use (Km2) 1985 1995 2006 2016
Forest 63. 73 50. 01 48. 71 37. 09
Settlements 17. 27 27. 60 30. 06 44. 66
Bush and grass 345. 90 316. 91 282. 27 236. 24
Agriculture 139. 34 102. 73 63. 02 73. 64
Bare land 115. 61 171. 37 261. 29 308. 45
River side 20. 76 34. 37 17. 59 2. 83