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Belize - 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: 13
No of people killed: 64
Average killed per year: 2
No of people affected: 213,170
Average affected per year: 6,876
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 557,004
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 17,968


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

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




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 2000 62,570
Storm 1998 60,000
Flood 2008 38,000
Storm 2001 20,000
Storm 2007 20,000
Storm 2008 10,000
Flood 1995 2,600
Storm 2001 0
Storm 2005 0
Storm 2005 0

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 2001 30
Storm 2000 14
Storm 1998 9
Storm 2008 7
Storm 2005 3
Flood 2008 1
Storm 2001 0
Storm 2005 0
Storm 2007 0
Storm 2010 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 2000 277,460
Storm 2001 250,000
Storm 2007 14,847
Flood 2008 9,697
Extreme temp. 1990 2,250
Flood 1990 2,200
Flood 1995 500
Storm 1998 50
Storm 2001 0
Storm 2005 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 7.00
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 13,533.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 19,174.44
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 2,250.00
Flood: 4,132.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 60,261.89
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