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Lao People's Democratic Republic - 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: 30
No of people killed: 945
Average killed per year: 30
No of people affected: 4,998,868
Average affected per year: 161,254
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 429,779
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 13,864


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.13
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 0.26
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.42
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.16
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1995 1,000,000
Drought 1988 730,000
Flood 2001 453,000
Flood 2000 450,000
Flood 1996 420,000
Flood 1995 391,400
Flood 1991 332,000
Storm 1992 268,877
Flood 2008 204,190
Flood 1995 200,000

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Epidemic 1994 500
Epidemic 1992 143
Epidemic 1987 63
Epidemic 2000 44
Epidemic 1995 34
Flood 1996 30
Storm 1995 26
Storm 1992 22
Storm 2009 16
Flood 2000 15

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 1993 302,151
Storm 2009 100,000
Flood 1992 21,828
Storm 1992 3,650
Flood 2000 1,000
Drought 1991 1,000
Storm 1991 150
Flood 1981 0
Flood 1984 0
Epidemic 1985 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 98.25
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 6.69
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 14.40
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 187,500.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 2,491.13
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 214,826.15
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 287,239.80
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: 250.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 1,756.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 81,190.20
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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Lao People's Democratic Republic's nationally produced disaster loss database of large, medium and small scale disaster damages.