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Thomas Engel
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Andreas H. Fink
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Peter Knippertz
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Gregor Pante
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Jan Bliefernicht

( IPCC 2012 ). For African countries, impacts of natural hazards are projected to be 20–30 times larger than in industrialized countries ( IPCC 2014 ). The most severe climate change impacts can be expected for regions of high population density and poverty rates ( Müller et al. 2014 ), as often observed in African cities. Hirabayashi et al. (2013) found a high consistency among global climate models predicting large increases in flood frequency in Africa under the strongest climate change scenario

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