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Uruguay - 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: 22
No of people killed: 37
Average killed per year: 1
No of people affected: 196,212
Average affected per year: 6,329
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 325,000
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 10,484


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.03
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 0.13
Flood: 0.35
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.19
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2007 119,200
Flood 2009 22,000
Flood 1986 18,500
Flood 1998 9,300
Flood 2000 5,000
Flood 2001 5,000
Flood 1992 4,700
Flood 2002 2,500
Extreme temp. 2004 2,000
Storm 1993 2,000

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Flood 2009 12
Extreme temp. 2000 7
Storm 2005 7
Extreme temp. 2010 4
Storm 2002 2
Flood 2007 2
Storm 1997 1
Flood 1998 1
Storm 1999 1
Flood 1986 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Drought 1999 250,000
Flood 2007 45,000
Storm 2002 25,000
Flood 1998 5,000
Flood 1986 0
Flood 2000 0
Extreme temp. 2000 0
Storm 2000 0
Flood 2001 0
Flood 2002 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 2.75
Flood: 1.36
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 1.83
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 600.00
Flood: 17,154.55
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 852.00
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: 250,000.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 4,545.45
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 4,166.67
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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Uruguay's nationally produced disaster loss database of large, medium and small scale disaster damages.