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Title:Cross-cultural perspectives on human adjustments to arid margins
Authors:Wood, J.S.
Knight, C.G.ISNI
Book title:Drought, famine and population movements in Africa
Year:1975
Pages:75-126
Language:English
Geographic term:Sahel
Subject:droughts
Abstract:Describes the general problems of setting the world's arid margins. Adjustment strategies are analyzed within five categories: hazard modification, system modification, risk spreading, migration, and chance. Some twenty-one potential responses are suggested for evaluation in order to facilitate human use of the Sahel. Notes, ref.
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