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Albania - 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: 23
No of people killed: 163
Average killed per year: 5
No of people affected: 3,877,557
Average affected per year: 125,082
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 24,673
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 796


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.03
Earthquake*: 0.13
Epidemic: 0.06
Extreme temp: 0.10
Flood: 0.29
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.03
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.06
Wildfire: 0.03




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1989 3,200,000
Storm 2005 400,000
Storm 2002 125,000
Flood 2002 66,884
Flood 1992 35,000
Flood 2010 14,000
Flood 1997 8,000
Extreme temp. 1985 7,085
Flood 2009 6,600
Earthquake* 1982 5,005

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Extreme temp. 1985 68
Mass Movement Wet 1985 57
Flood 1992 11
Epidemic 1996 7
Storm 2002 6
Flood 1995 4
Extreme temp. 2004 3
Flood 2005 3
Storm 2005 2
Earthquake* 1982 1

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 2002 17,500
Flood 1992 7,000
Flood 2004 173
Earthquake* 1982 0
Mass Movement Wet 1985 0
Extreme temp. 1985 0
Earthquake* 1988 0
Drought 1989 0
Storm 2002 0
Epidemic 2002 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 0.25
Epidemic: 3.50
Extreme temp: 23.67
Flood: 2.11
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 57.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 4.00
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 3,200,000.00
Earthquake*: 1,986.25
Epidemic: 146.00
Extreme temp: 2,411.67
Flood: 15,220.44
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 26.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 262,500.00
Wildfire: 75.00

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 2,741.44
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