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Poland - 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: 37
No of people killed: 1,693
Average killed per year: 55
No of people affected: 370,666
Average affected per year: 11,957
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 8,266,150
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 266,650


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 0.03
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 0.32
Flood: 0.39
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.39
Wildfire: 0.06




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1997 224,500
Flood 2010 100,000
Flood 1982 16,824
Flood 2001 15,000
Flood 1980 4,500
Flood 2005 3,600
Flood 1998 1,200
Storm 2008 1,060
Earthquake* 1982 1,050
Storm 1983 900

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Extreme temp. 2009 298
Extreme temp. 2001 270
Extreme temp. 2005 191
Extreme temp. 2002 183
Extreme temp. 1999 154
Extreme temp. 2010 127
Extreme temp. 2000 84
Extreme temp. 2008 82
Extreme temp. 1998 64
Flood 1997 55

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 1997 3,500,000
Flood 2010 3,200,000
Flood 2001 700,000
Flood 1987 500,000
Storm 2007 100,000
Flood 2009 100,000
Flood 1982 53,000
Storm 2008 50,000
Storm 1990 50,000
Storm 1999 10,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 150.30
Flood: 9.42
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 3.50
Wildfire: 17.50

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 1,050.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 30,631.17
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 170.17
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 671,083.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 17,762.50
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