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Cred crunch, Issue no. 54, April 2019 - Disasters 2018: Year in review

Source(s):  Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)

This document provides a review of disaster deaths, economic losses, human impacts and the worst affected countries in 2018. There were 315 climate-related and geophysical disaster events recorded in the EM-DAT (International Disaster Database) with 11,804 deaths, and over 68 million people affected across the world. Globally, Indonesia recorded nearly half the total deaths from disasters, while India recorded the highest number of individuals affected.



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  • Cred crunch, Issue no. 54, April 2019 - Disasters 2018: Year in review
  • Publication date 2019
  • Author(s) Yaghmaei, Nima
  • Number of pages 2 p.

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