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Saint Kitts and Nevis - 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: 7
No of people killed: 6
Average killed per year: 0
No of people affected: 14,280
Average affected per year: 461
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 684,900
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 22,094


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.03
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.19
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1998 10,000
Storm 1995 1,800
Storm 1989 1,300
Storm 1999 1,180
Storm 1984 0
Flood 1987 0
Storm 1990 0

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 1998 5
Storm 1989 1
Storm 1984 0
Flood 1987 0
Storm 1990 0
Storm 1995 0
Storm 1999 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 1998 400,000
Storm 1995 197,000
Storm 1989 46,000
Storm 1999 41,400
Flood 1987 500
Storm 1984 0
Storm 1990 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 1.00
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 2,380.00
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 500.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 114,066.67
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