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Insect Infestation - Data and statistics

A 'pre-designed' summary and profile of disasters reported for a particular hazard including a summary of events from 1980 to September 2008 , as well as the top 10 disasters.

Data related to human and economic losses from disasters that have occurred between 1980 and 2008.

Insect Infestation disasters from 1980 - 2008

Overview

No of events: 75
No of people killed: 0
Average people killed per year: ...
No of people affected: 2,200
Average people affected per year: 76
Ecomomic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 229,200
Ecomomic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 7,903

Top 10 Disasters Reported


Affected people

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Brazil 1991 2,000
Philippines 1995 200

Killed people

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
0

Economic damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Australia 2000 120,000
Colombia 1995 104,000
Madagascar 1997 3,500
Cameroon 1998 1,700

Statistics for insect-infestation


Number of events reported


Number of people affected


Number of people killed


Reported economic damages (US$ in billion)

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