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Uganda - 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: 61
No of people killed: 2,280
Average killed per year: 74
No of people affected: 4,938,644
Average affected per year: 159,311
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 72,671
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 2,344


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.19
Earthquake*: 0.13
Epidemic: 0.97
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.48
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.10
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.10
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2008 1,100,000
Flood 2007 718,045
Drought 1999 700,000
Drought 2002 655,000
Drought 1987 600,000
Drought 2005 600,000
Flood 1997 153,500
Drought 1998 126,000
Epidemic 1997 100,000
Earthquake* 1994 50,000

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Mass Movement Wet 2010 388
Epidemic 2000 224
Epidemic 1990 197
Epidemic 1989 156
Drought 1999 115
Epidemic 2006 100
Epidemic 1991 100
Flood 1997 100
Epidemic 2007 96
Epidemic 1999 91

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Earthquake* 1994 70,000
Drought 1998 1,600
Flood 1997 1,000
Flood 2007 71
Epidemic 1982 0
Epidemic 1986 0
Drought 1987 0
Earthquake* 1988 0
Epidemic 1989 0
Epidemic 2000 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: 32.33
Earthquake*: 1.75
Epidemic: 47.73
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 15.20
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 139.67
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 630,166.67
Earthquake*: 13,000.00
Epidemic: 4,001.77
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 63,955.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 5,387.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 3,368.33
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: 266.67
Earthquake*: 17,500.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 71.40
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