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Romania - 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: 74
No of people killed: 902
Average killed per year: 29
No of people affected: 412,998
Average affected per year: 13,323
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 3,536,618
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 114,084


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.06
Earthquake*: 0.10
Epidemic: 0.10
Extreme temp: 0.55
Flood: 1.26
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.03
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.29
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1997 122,320
Flood 2000 60,431
Flood 2005 30,800
Flood 2006 17,071
Flood 1991 15,000
Flood 2005 14,669
Flood 2004 14,128
Flood 2004 14,000
Flood 2010 12,237
Flood 1998 12,000

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Flood 1991 108
Extreme temp. 2006 68
Extreme temp. 1998 60
Extreme temp. 2010 52
Extreme temp. 2009 43
Extreme temp. 2007 38
Flood 2005 33
Flood 1998 31
Flood 2006 30
Extreme temp. 2007 30

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 2010 1,111,428
Flood 2005 800,000
Drought 2000 500,000
Flood 2005 313,000
Flood 2005 200,000
Flood 1998 150,000
Flood 2001 120,000
Flood 1997 110,000
Flood 2000 100,000
Flood 1991 50,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 3.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 25.29
Flood: 10.74
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 4.89
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 2,183.33
Epidemic: 1,757.00
Extreme temp: 160.00
Flood: 9,991.56
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 330.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 939.56
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: 250,000.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 77,862.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
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