NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Population Studies (Paper-II): Questions 417 - 417 of 417

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Table: Summary of emergency events database by selected regions.

Table shows Summary of emergency events database

Table shows Summary of emergency events database

Region

Sub-Regions

Number of

Disasters

Persons affected (% killed or homeless) due to droughts

Persons affected (% killed or homeless) due to windstorm

Americas

Caribbean

283

286,636 (12%)

104,241 (5%)

North America

612

30,000 (

1,500,047 (2%)

Central America

356

58,933 (2%)

103,808 (2%)

South America

599

1,905,980 (7%)

15,545 (

Africa

East

401

1,765,088 (14%)

118,167 (3%)

Middle

88

374,726 (9%)

9648 (3%)

North

145

1,700,243 (7%)

24,402 (

South

145

295,531 (15%)

48314 (4%)

West

200

967,841 (22%)

4822 (

Source: A social dimensions of climate change SDCC working paper, World Bank, 2017.

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Question

Which sub-region of America has highest affected percentage by drought and wind storms as given below?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

South America

b.

Caribbean

c.

North America

d.

Central America

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