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Honduras - 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: 59
No of people killed: 15,838
Average killed per year: 511
No of people affected: 4,107,828
Average affected per year: 132,511
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 4,511,979
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 145,548


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.23
Earthquake*: 0.16
Epidemic: 0.19
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.77
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: 0.03
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.48
Wildfire: 0.03




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1998 2,112,000
Flood 1999 503,001
Flood 2008 313,357
Drought 2001 195,000
Drought 2004 137,500
Storm 2005 90,000
Storm 2001 86,321
Drought 2002 82,000
Flood 1996 75,000
Flood 1993 67,447

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 1998 14,600
Flood 1993 374
Flood 1994 150
Storm 1982 130
Flood 2010 117
Flood 2008 67
Epidemic 2010 65
Storm 2005 47
Flood 1993 39
Flood 1999 34

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 1998 3,793,600
Storm 1982 101,000
Flood 2002 100,000
Storm 2005 100,000
Earthquake* 2009 100,000
Flood 1990 100,000
Flood 1993 57,600
Flood 1993 56,700
Flood 1996 31,000
Flood 2003 20,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 1.80
Epidemic: 17.00
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 36.29
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: 10.00
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 989.73
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 65,803.57
Earthquake*: 10,847.80
Epidemic: 15,208.50
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 47,304.75
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 157,759.93
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: 1,428.57
Earthquake*: 20,000.00
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 15,783.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 268,211.93
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
Desinventar
Honduras's nationally produced disaster loss database of large, medium and small scale disaster damages.