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Viet Nam - 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: 159
No of people killed: 16,099
Average killed per year: 519
No of people affected: 73,582,754
Average affected per year: 2,373,637
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 7,955,750
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 256,637


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.16
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 0.29
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 1.94
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.19
Volcano: ...
Storm: 2.52
Wildfire: 0.03




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1980 9,027,174
Storm 1980 6,624,710
Flood 2000 5,000,004
Storm 1989 4,635,762
Flood 1999 3,504,412
Drought 1997 3,000,000
Flood 1985 2,800,000
Storm 1986 2,502,502
Storm 2009 2,477,315
Storm 1998 2,440,092

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 1997 3,682
Storm 1985 798
Storm 1989 751
Flood 1999 622
Storm 1996 585
Storm 1983 578
Flood 2000 460
Storm 1986 435
Flood 2001 310
Flood 1994 310

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 2009 785,000
Storm 2006 624,000
Flood 2008 479,000
Storm 1997 470,000
Storm 2006 456,000
Drought 1997 407,000
Storm 1996 362,000
Flood 2007 350,000
Flood 2007 300,000
Storm 2009 280,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 64.89
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 75.85
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 55.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 136.33
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 1,222,000.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 1,989.56
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 389,257.25
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 6,512.33
Volcano: ...
Storm: 564,876.14
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: 129,824.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 50,145.42
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 383.33
Volcano: ...
Storm: 55,071.86
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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Viet Nam's nationally produced disaster loss database of large, medium and small scale disaster damages.