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Trinidad and Tobago - 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: 10
No of people killed: 8
Average killed per year: 0
No of people affected: 3,187
Average affected per year: 103
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 26,127
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 843


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.03
Earthquake*: 0.03
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.06
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.03
Volcano: 0.03
Storm: 0.13
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Mass mov. wet 2004 1,200
Storm 1990 1,000
Storm 2004 560
Flood 1996 200
Volcano 1997 200
Earthquake* 1997 17
Flood 1993 10
Storm 2005 0
Storm 1993 0
Drought 2010 0

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Flood 1993 5
Mass mov. wet 2004 2
Storm 2004 1
Storm 2005 0
Storm 1990 0
Storm 1993 0
Flood 1996 0
Volcano 1997 0
Earthquake* 1997 0
Drought 2010 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Earthquake* 1997 25,000
Storm 2004 1,000
Flood 1993 70
Storm 1993 57
Mass mov. wet 2004 0
Storm 2005 0
Storm 1990 0
Flood 1996 0
Volcano 1997 0
Drought 2010 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 2.50
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 2.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.25
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 17.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 105.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 1,200.00
Volcano: 200.00
Storm: 390.00
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 25,000.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 35.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 264.25
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
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Trinidad and Tobago's nationally produced disaster loss database of large, medium and small scale disaster damages.