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Table 5 Flood hazard

From: Modelling the spatial distribution of five natural hazards in the context of the WHO/EMRO Atlas of Disaster Risk as a step towards the reduction of the health impact related to disasters

  Historical flood hazard level   
Land cover category None (%) Low (%) Medium (%) High (%) Weighted score SWS
Built areas 7.741 51.817 26.540 13.902 200.948 3
Dry cropland and pasture 6.103 38.959 37.281 17.657 239.089 3
Cropland/grassland 19.716 67.139 12.639 0.506 107.586 2
Cropland/woodland 23.442 59.492 16.867 0.200 111.092 2
Shrubland 17.921 68.436 12.834 0.808 110.980 2
Shrubland/grassland 10.323 86.129 3.548 0.000 96.774 2
Savanna 20.857 62.403 15.573 1.168 114.961 2
Deciduous, evergreen forest 28.686 52.083 18.109 1.122 112.019 2
Water 4.926 57.475 30.747 6.852 183.975 2
Herbaceous wetland 46.667 33.333 20.000 0.000 93.333 1
Wooded wetland 4.762 61.905 33.333 0.000 161.905 2
Barren 21.883 73.357 4.727 0.033 87.703 1
Wooded tundra 27.121 48.485 24.394 0.000 121.667 2
Mixed tundra 7.143 78.571 14.286 0.000 121.429 2
Snow or ice 64.834 30.246 4.920 0.000 45.007 1
Partly developed 10.759 59.034 22.069 8.138 165.931 2
Unclassified 21.277 63.830 14.894 0.000 108.511 2
  1. Area percentage distribution for the different historical flood hazard levels, weighted score and standardized weighted scores (SWS) for the different land cover categories observed in the study area