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Portugal - 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: 29
No of people killed: 2,933
Average killed per year: 95
No of people affected: 157,052
Average affected per year: 5,066
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 7,188,776
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 231,896


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.10
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 0.13
Flood: 0.32
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.13
Wildfire: 0.26




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Wildfire 2003 150,000
Flood 1983 2,000
Flood 1996 2,000
Flood 1996 1,050
Flood 1981 900
Flood 2006 240
Flood 2001 200
Storm 1997 200
Wildfire 2005 136
Flood 2008 110

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Extreme temp. 2003 2,696
Extreme temp. 2006 41
Flood 2010 32
Flood 1981 30
Storm 1997 29
Flood 1983 19
Wildfire 1986 15
Wildfire 2005 15
Wildfire 1985 14
Wildfire 2003 14

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 2010 1,867,640
Wildfire 2003 1,730,000
Wildfire 2005 1,650,000
Drought 2004 1,338,136
Storm 2010 270,000
Flood 1983 95,000
Drought 1983 95,000
Wildfire 1985 95,000
Storm 1997 25,000
Flood 1996 13,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 684.25
Flood: 10.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 9.00
Wildfire: 7.50

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 659.60
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 67.50
Wildfire: 18,773.25

Economic Damages

Drought: 481,045.33
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 197,564.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 73,750.00
Wildfire: 434,375.00


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