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NATCATFLOOD (NATCATFLOOD)
Household affected by flood in past 12 months
Group: Housing

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Description

NATCATFLOOD indicates whether the household was affected by flooding as a natural disaster in the past year.

The information in NATCATFLOOD is taken from the household record and applies to regular household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the RESIDENT variable (with visitors coded "2") when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis, and using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis.

Comparability

NATCATFLOOD has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

NATCATFLOOD is a country-specific variable not included in the standard DHS household questionnaire.

Universe

  • Madagascar 2008: All women age 15-49.
  • Madagascar: 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2008-M, 2008-H