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Natural disaster reported damages in 2007

This map illustrates the reported economic loss on a national level due to natural disaster in 2007.

With more than 74.9 US$ billion in economic damages, the economic impact of natural disasters remained high in 2007. Once again with over 29 billion US$ in reported damages, meteorological disasters were the costliest group of disasters.

Source:
J-M. Scheuren, O. le Polain de Waroux, R. Below, D. Guha-Sapir, S. Ponserre - Annual Disaster Statistical Review: The Numbers and Trends 2007
CRED: Brussels, 2008 based on the : EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database - www.emdat.net - Université Catholique de Louvain - Brussels - Belgium

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  • Themes:Economics of DRR

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