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Egypt - 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: 1,527
Average killed per year: 49
No of people affected: 262,864
Average affected per year: 8,479
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 1,342,000
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 43,290


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

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




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1994 160,660
Earthquake* 1992 92,649
Flood 2010 3,500
Flood 1995 3,000
Flood 2002 800
Mass Movement Dry 2008 697
Mass mov. dry 1993 300
Flood 1996 260
Earthquake* 2002 250
Flood 1991 208

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Flood 1994 600
Earthquake* 1992 552
Mass Movement Dry 2008 98
Mass mov. dry 1993 34
Extreme temp. 1995 32
Storm 2010 31
Storm 1987 30
Extreme temp. 1996 22
Storm 1997 18
Epidemic 2006 15

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Earthquake* 1992 1,200,000
Flood 1994 140,000
Flood 1997 1,000
Storm 1997 1,000
Storm 1987 0
Extreme temp. 2000 0
Flood 2002 0
Earthquake* 2002 0
Flood 2002 0
Storm 2004 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 187.33
Epidemic: 7.50
Extreme temp: 19.00
Flood: 74.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: 66.00
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 23.00
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 30,989.33
Epidemic: 71.50
Extreme temp: 35.00
Flood: 18,722.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: 498.50
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 38.25
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 400,000.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 15,666.67
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 250.00
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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Egypt's nationally produced disaster loss database of large, medium and small scale disaster damages.