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Disaster Statistics

You cannot manage your disaster risk if you are not measuring your losses.

Mami Mizutori, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction 

Disaster statistics reports

Global reports exploring the human and economic impacts of disasters.
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Country Risk Profiles

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DesInventar Sendai

DesInventar Sendai is an open-source disaster inventory system which enables countries to manage all the data required for the monitoring of Sendai Framework Targets (a) to (d).


EM-DAT compiles essential core data on the occurrence and effects of mass disasters in the world from 1900 to the present day. The database is managed by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), drawing from various sources, including UN agencies, non-governmental organisations, insurance companies, research institutes and press agencies.

Collecting disaster loss data
Stocktaking, challenges and best practices in the collection of disaster loss data.