Impact of disasters per type in the last 20 years

 

Distribution of impact per type of disaster last 20 yearsDistribution of hardship per type and subtype of disaster. Sample of 6,149 disasters in the period 1993-2013. Affected include people that have been injured (i.e., individuals suffering from physical injuries, trauma or an illness requiring medical treatment), affected (i.e., individuals requiring basic survival needs such as food, water, shelter, sanitation, an immediate medical assistance during a period of emergency) and left homeless (i.e., individuals needing immediate assistance in the form of shelter). Source: (EM-DAT, 2014)

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