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Tanzania, United Rep of - 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: 73
No of people killed: 6,798
Average killed per year: 219
No of people affected: 12,465,341
Average affected per year: 402,108
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 3,790
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 122


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.23
Earthquake*: 0.16
Epidemic: 0.87
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.84
Insect infestation: 0.06
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.03
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.13
Wildfire: 0.03




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2006 3,700,000
Drought 1996 3,000,000
Drought 1984 1,900,000
Drought 2003 1,900,000
Drought 1991 800,000
Drought 2004 254,000
Flood 1993 201,543
Flood 1990 162,000
Flood 1989 141,056
Drought 1988 110,000

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Epidemic 1997 2,025
Epidemic 1998 1,871
Epidemic 1998 590
Epidemic 1997 304
Epidemic 1991 290
Epidemic 1991 284
Epidemic 1990 200
Flood 1990 183
Epidemic 1983 163
Epidemic 2007 109

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 1993 3,510
Flood 1990 280
Epidemic 1980 0
Flood 1982 0
Epidemic 1983 0
Drought 1984 0
Epidemic 1985 0
Insect infestation 1986 0
Flood 1986 0
Epidemic 1987 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 3.00
Epidemic: 228.63
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 22.81
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 13.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 1.00
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 1,666,285.71
Earthquake*: 1,698.20
Epidemic: 3,345.89
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 26,868.42
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 150.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 945.50
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 145.77
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