Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 394

Full Length Research Paper

Malaria prone area analysis and mapping using geospatial tools: The case of Amibara and Gewane Woreda, afar region, Ethiopia

Mohammed Motuma Assen
  • Mohammed Motuma Assen
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, College of Social Sciences, Samara University, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 10 January 2018
  •  Accepted: 12 March 2018
  •  Published: 30 June 2018


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