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Africa Earthquake Model (Hazard)

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The Africa Earthquake Hazard model underpin the African portion of GEM’s global hazard map released in December 2018. The Africa Hazard Model is composed of North Africa, West Africa, Eastern Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa regional models, developed in collaboration with various African public and private institutions, national governments, and individual experts using the OpenQuake engine.

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