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Eritrea - 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: 7
No of people killed: 3
Average killed per year: 0
No of people affected: 5,622,688
Average affected per year: 181,377
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 5,165
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 167


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

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




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1999 2,300,000
Drought 2008 1,700,000
Drought 1993 1,600,000
Storm 1993 15,675
Flood 2004 7,013
Flood 2003 0
Insect infestation 1995 0

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 1993 3
Flood 2003 0
Flood 2004 0
Drought 2008 0
Drought 1993 0
Insect infestation 1995 0
Drought 1999 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 1993 5,165
Flood 2003 0
Flood 2004 0
Drought 2008 0
Drought 1993 0
Insect infestation 1995 0
Drought 1999 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 3.00
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 1,866,666.67
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 3,506.50
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 15,675.00
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 5,165.00
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