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Somalia - 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: 66
No of people killed: 9,604
Average killed per year: 310
No of people affected: 9,161,430
Average affected per year: 295,530
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 100,020
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 3,226


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.29
Earthquake*: 0.03
Epidemic: 0.81
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.97
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.03
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2008 3,300,000
Drought 2010 1,400,000
Flood 1997 1,230,000
Drought 2000 1,200,000
Drought 1987 500,000
Flood 2006 299,000
Flood 2000 220,000
Drought 2004 200,000
Flood 2006 155,500
Flood 2000 150,000

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Flood 1997 2,311
Epidemic 1986 1,307
Epidemic 1985 1,262
Epidemic 2007 1,133
Drought 1987 600
Epidemic 1997 500
Epidemic 2000 390
Earthquake* 2004 298
Epidemic 1998 248
Epidemic 1996 247

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Earthquake* 2004 100,000
Flood 2005 20
Drought 1980 0
Flood 1981 0
Drought 1983 0
Epidemic 1985 0
Epidemic 1986 0
Flood 1987 0
Drought 1987 0
Drought 1988 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: 69.22
Earthquake*: 298.00
Epidemic: 241.16
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 87.47
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 30.00
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 739,277.78
Earthquake*: 105,083.00
Epidemic: 3,858.60
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 76,879.40
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 100,000.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.67
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