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Barbados - 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: 9
No of people killed: 1
Average killed per year: 0
No of people affected: 10,718
Average affected per year: 346
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 106,700
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 3,442


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.03
Earthquake*: 0.03
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 1980 5,007
Storm 2010 2,500
Storm 2002 2,000
Storm 2004 880
Storm 1987 230
Flood 1984 100
Earthquake* 2007 1
Storm 1995 0
Drought 2010 0

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 2004 1
Storm 1980 0
Flood 1984 0
Storm 1987 0
Storm 2002 0
Earthquake* 2007 0
Storm 2010 0
Storm 1995 0
Drought 2010 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 1987 100,000
Storm 2004 5,000
Storm 1980 1,500
Storm 2002 200
Flood 1984 0
Earthquake* 2007 0
Storm 2010 0
Storm 1995 0
Drought 2010 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.17
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 1.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 100.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 1,769.50
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 17,783.33
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