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Netherlands, the - Disaster Statistics

Data related to human and economic losses from disasters that have occurred between 1980 and 2010.

Natural Disasters from 1980 - 2010


Overview

No of events: 27
No of people killed: 2,013
Average killed per year: 65
No of people affected: 265,321
Average affected per year: 8,559
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 4,520,700
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 145,829


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 0.03
Epidemic: 0.03
Extreme temp: 0.13
Flood: 0.10
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.58
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1995 250,000
Flood 1993 13,000
Flood 1998 2,000
Epidemic 1999 200
Storm 1997 100
Earthquake* 1992 20
Storm 2005 1
Storm 1984 0
Storm 1985 0
Storm 1986 0

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Extreme temp. 2006 1,000
Extreme temp. 2003 965
Storm 1990 20
Epidemic 1999 13
Storm 2007 7
Storm 2002 4
Storm 1997 2
Flood 1993 1
Storm 1995 1
Storm 1984 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 1990 1,200,000
Storm 1995 1,180,000
Storm 2007 550,000
Flood 1998 530,000
Storm 2002 300,000
Storm 1990 180,000
Storm 1990 180,000
Extreme temp. 2005 100,000
Storm 1990 70,000
Storm 1990 60,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 13.00
Extreme temp: 491.25
Flood: 0.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 1.89
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 20.00
Epidemic: 200.00
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 5,000.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 13,894.50
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 25,000.00
Flood: 203,533.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 211,672.22
Wildfire: ...


Statistics By Disasters Type


Percentage of reported people killed by disaster type

Percentage of reported people affected by disaster type




Estimated economic damages reported by disaster type (US$ X 1,000)

*: Including tsunami


More information and data on: www.emdat.be/

Source of data: "EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Bel."
Data version: v11.08

Data displayed does not imply national endorsement