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Argentina - 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: 74
No of people killed: 574
Average killed per year: 19
No of people affected: 13,755,085
Average affected per year: 443,712
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 8,950,210
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 288,716


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.06
Earthquake*: 0.06
Epidemic: 0.06
Extreme temp: 0.23
Flood: 1.26
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.06
Volcano: 0.06
Storm: 0.42
Wildfire: 0.16




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1983 5,830,000
Flood 1988 4,600,000
Flood 1985 1,000,000
Flood 1998 360,000
Flood 1983 250,000
Flood 2001 250,000
Flood 1985 206,000
Flood 1986 204,000
Flood 2003 160,000
Wildfire 1987 152,752

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Epidemic 1992 67
Flood 1992 45
Extreme temp. 2010 42
Flood 1980 31
Mass mov. wet 1984 30
Flood 1985 25
Flood 1988 25
Wildfire 1994 24
Flood 2003 23
Flood 1990 21

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 1985 1,300,000
Flood 1998 1,100,000
Flood 2003 1,028,210
Flood 1983 1,000,000
Flood 1983 800,000
Flood 2001 750,000
Flood 1993 600,000
Flood 1988 490,000
Flood 1993 400,000
Flood 2000 300,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 3.00
Epidemic: 36.50
Extreme temp: 12.14
Flood: 6.77
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 17.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 6.15
Wildfire: 6.40

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 22,982.50
Epidemic: 8,624.50
Extreme temp: 4,071.43
Flood: 343,234.59
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 16,007.00
Volcano: 31,600.00
Storm: 2,250.46
Wildfire: 30,550.40

Economic Damages

Drought: 60,000.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 221,543.85
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 7,500.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 5,769.23
Wildfire: 20,000.00


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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