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Algeria - 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: 64
No of people killed: 6,860
Average killed per year: 221
No of people affected: 1,461,277
Average affected per year: 47,138
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 10,964,846
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 353,705


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.06
Earthquake*: 0.45
Epidemic: 0.06
Extreme temp: 0.03
Flood: 1.16
Insect infestation: 0.06
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.03
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.13
Wildfire: 0.06




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1980 930,317
Earthquake* 2003 210,261
Flood 2006 60,000
Flood 2008 59,050
Flood 2001 45,423
Flood 1994 30,000
Flood 2004 27,545
Earthquake* 1999 15,175
Flood 1985 15,000
Earthquake* 1994 12,789

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1980 2,633
Earthquake* 2003 2,266
Flood 2001 921
Earthquake* 1994 171
Flood 2008 93
Flood 1984 54
Flood 1981 43
Extreme temp. 2003 40
Flood 1982 37
Flood 2009 33

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Earthquake* 1980 5,200,000
Earthquake* 2003 5,000,000
Flood 2008 348,000
Flood 2001 300,000
Earthquake* 1999 60,929
Flood 2007 29,500
Flood 2007 13,561
Flood 2005 7,256
Flood 2002 1,500
Flood 2006 1,200



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: 6.00
Earthquake*: 368.57
Epidemic: 0.50
Extreme temp: 40.00
Flood: 43.75
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 15.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 6.75
Wildfire: 15.00

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 84,807.79
Epidemic: 284.00
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 7,293.94
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 696.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 2,530.50
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 733,066.36
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 19,497.69
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