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National Natural Disasters - Total Number

Variable: Natural Disasters - Total Number
Units: Number of Natural Disasters
Data Source: EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database (Data as of December 2001)
Data Provider: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database - www.cred.be/emdat - Université Catholique de Louvain - Brussels - Belgium
Years: 1975-2000
Copyright c 2001 Université Catholique de Louvain - Brussels - Belgium

COUNTRY NAME
ISO 3 CODE
1975
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Afghanistan AFG 0 2 1 1 3 1
Albania ALB 0 1 2 0 2 0
Algeria DZA 0 2 2 0 0 5
American Samoa ASM 0 0 1 1 0 0
Andorra AND 0 0 0 0 0 0
Angola AGO 0 0 1 1 0 5
Anguilla AIA 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antarctica ATA 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antigua and Barbuda ATG 0 0 0 1 1 0
Argentina ARG 1 2 3 1 4 8
Armenia ARM 0 0 0 0 0 1
Aruba ABW 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia AUS 5 6 5 4 6 5
Austria AUT 1 1 1 4 1 2
Azerbaijan AZE 0 0 0 0 3 3
Bahamas BHS 0 0 0 1 0 0
Bahrain BHR 0 0 0 0 0 0
Baker Island   0 0 0 0 0 0
Bangladesh BGD 0 2 5 7 8 12
Barbados BRB 0 1 0 0 1 0
Belarus BLR 0 0 0 0 0 1
Belgium BEL 0 0 2 4 1 0
Belize BLZ 0 0 0 2 1 1
Benin BEN 1 0 2 0 1 1
Bermuda BMU 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bhutan BTN 0 0 0 0 0 1
Bolivia BOL 0 1 1 1 0 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 0 0 0 0 0 2
Botswana BWA 0 0 1 0 1 1
Bouvet Island   0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil BRA 3 3 4 1 5 6
British Indian Ocean Territory IOT 0 0 0 0 0 0
British Virgin Islands VGB 0 0 0 0 1 0
Brunei Darussalam BRN 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria BGR 0 0 0 1 0 3
Burkina Faso BFA 1 1 1 1 0 0
Burundi BDI 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cambodia KHM 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cameroon CMR 0 0 0 0 0 1
Canada CAN 2 2 3 1 3 1
Cape Verde CPV 0 0 1 0 1 0
Cayman Islands CYM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Central African Republic CAF 0 0 0 0 2 0
Chad TCD 1 0 2 0 1 0
Chile CHL 0 0 1 1 3 4
China CHN 11 15 20 18 15 28
Christmas Island CXR 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cocos (Keeling) Islands CCK 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia COL 0 1 1 4 5 3
Comoros COM 0 0 1 0 0 0
Congo COG 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cook Islands COK 0 0 0 1 0 0
Costa Rica CRI 1 1 0 2 1 1
Cote d'Ivoire CIV 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia HRV 0 0 0 0 0 3
Cuba CUB 0 1 2 2 2 2
Cyprus CYP 0 0 0 0 1 3
Czech Republic CZE 0 0 0 0 0 0
Democratic People's Republic of Korea PRK 0 0 0 0 1 2
Democratic Republic of the Congo COD 0 0 0 1 0 0
Denmark DNK 0 1 1 2 0 0
Djibouti DJI 0 1 0 0 1 1
Dominica DMA 0 1 0 0 1 0
Dominican Republic DOM 0 1 0 0 2 0
Ecuador ECU 1 1 1 1 2 3
Egypt EGY 1 0 0 0 3 1
El Salvador SLV 0 0 0 0 1 2
Equatorial Guinea GNQ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eritrea ERI 0 0 0 0 0 1
Estonia EST 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ethiopia ETH 1 0 2 2 1 5
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) FLK 0 0 0 0 0 0
Faroe Islands FRO 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fiji FJI 1 1 3 3 0 1
Finland FIN 0 0 0 1 0 0
France FRA 0 1 3 10 1 7
French Guiana GUF 0 0 0 0 0 0
French Polynesia PYF 0 0 0 0 0 0
French Southern and Antarctic Territories ATF 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gabon GAB 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gambia GMB 1 1 1 0 0 0
Georgia GEO 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany DEU 0 0 2 6 2 0
Ghana GHA 0 0 1 0 1 0
Gibraltar GIB 0 0 0 0 0 0
Glorioso Islands   0 0 0 0 0 0
Greece GRC 0 1 3 3 3 6
Greenland GRL 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grenada GRD 1 1 0 1 0 0
Guadeloupe GLP 0 0 0 1 0 0
Guam GUM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guatemala GTM 0 0 1 0 1 3
Guernsey   0 0 0 0 0 0
Guinea GIN 0 0 0 0 0 1
Guinea-Bissau GNB 1 0 1 0 0 0
Guyana GUY 0 0 0 0 0 1
Haiti HTI 0 1 0 1 0 2
Heard Island & McDonald Islands   0 0 0 0 0 0
Holy See VAT 0 0 0 0 0 0
Honduras HND 0 0 0 1 2 2
Howland Island   0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary HUN 0 0 0 0 0 2
Iceland ISL 0 0 0 0 2 1
India IND 7 15 10 12 7 14
Indonesia IDN 0 6 4 4 6 13
Iran (Islamic Republic of) IRN 1 5 1 4 3 7
Iraq IRQ 0 0 0 0 0 1
Ireland IRL 0 0 0 3 0 2
Isle of Man IMY 0 0 0 0 0 0
Israel ISR 0 0 0 0 1 2
Italy ITA 1 1 0 5 0 4
Jamaica JAM 0 1 1 0 0 1
Japan JPN 2 4 3 3 3 8
Jarvis Island   0 0 0 0 0 0
Jersey   0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnston Atoll   0 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan JOR 0 0 0 0 0 3
Juan De Nova Island   0 0 0 0 0 0
Kazakhstan KAZ 0 0 0 2 1 1
Kenya KEN 1 1 0 2 1 1
Kiribati KIR 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kuwait KWT 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kyrgyzstan KGZ 0 0 0 0 0 1
Lao People's Democratic Republic LAO 0 0 0 0 3 1
Latvia LVA 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lebanon LBN 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho LSO 0 0 1 1 1 0
Liberia LBR 0 0 0 1 1 0
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya LBY 0 0 0 0 1 0
Liechtenstein LIE 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuania LTU 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg LUX 0 0 0 5 0 0
Macau, China MAC 0 0 0 0 0 0
Madagascar MDG 1 0 0 1 0 3
Malawi MWI 0 0 0 1 3 1
Malaysia MYS 0 0 0 0 2 2
Maldives MDV 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mali MLI 1 1 1 0 0 1
Malta MLT 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marshall Islands MHL 0 0 0 0 0 0
Martinique MTQ 0 1 0 1 0 0
Mauritania MRT 1 1 2 0 1 0
Mauritius MUS 1 0 1 0 0 0
Mayotte MYT 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico MEX 1 5 1 3 10 9
Micronesia (Federated States of) FSM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midway Islands   0 0 0 0 0 0
Moldova, Republic of MDA 0 0 0 1 0 2
Monaco MCO 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mongolia MNG 0 0 0 2 0 3
Montserrat MSR 0 0 0 1 1 0
Morocco MAR 1 0 0 0 3 4
Mozambique MOZ 2 1 3 0 0 4
Myanmar MMR 1 0 0 0 2 0
Namibia NAM 0 0 0 0 1 2
Nauru NRU 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nepal NPL 1 2 1 1 3 1
Netherlands NLD 0 0 1 5 1 0
Netherlands Antilles ANT 0 0 0 0 1 0
New Caledonia NCL 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand NZL 0 2 2 0 1 2
Nicaragua NIC 0 1 0 2 2 5
Niger NER 1 1 1 0 0 1
Nigeria NGA 0 0 1 0 0 8
Niue NIU 0 0 0 1 0 0
Norfolk Island NFK 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Mariana Islands MNP 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway NOR 0 0 0 1 1 1
Occupied Palestinian Territory PSE 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oman OMN 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pakistan PAK 1 2 0 4 2 2
Palau PLW 0 0 0 0 0 0
Panama PAN 0 0 0 0 0 1
Papua New Guinea PNG 0 0 1 1 0 1
Paracel Islands   0 0 0 0 0 0
Paraguay PRY 0 0 0 1 2 2
Peru PER 0 2 3 7 1 2
Philippines PHL 2 8 6 12 13 12
Pitcairn Island PCN 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland POL 0 1 0 0 0 1
Portugal PRT 0 1 1 0 0 1
Puerto Rico PRI 1 0 2 0 1 0
Qatar QAT 0 0 0 0 0 0
Republic of Korea KOR 0 2 1 3 2 5
Reunion REU 0 1 0 0 0 1
Romania ROM 1 0 0 1 0 5
Russian Federation RUS 0 0 1 3 8 19
Rwanda RWA 0 0 0 0 0 1
Saint Helena SHN 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saint Kitts and Nevis KNA 0 0 0 1 1 0
Saint Lucia LCA 0 1 0 0 0 0
Saint Pierre and Miquelon SPM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VCT 0 1 0 0 0 0
Samoa WSM 0 0 0 1 0 0
San Marino SMR 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sao Tome and Principe STP 0 0 1 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia SAU 0 0 1 0 0 0
Senegal SEN 1 1 2 0 0 1
Seychelles SYC 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sierra Leone SLE 1 0 0 0 0 0
Singapore SGP 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovakia SVK 0 0 1 0 0 1
Slovenia SVN 0 0 0 0 0 0
Solomon Islands SLB 1 0 1 0 0 0
Somalia SOM 0 1 0 0 1 4
South Africa ZAF 0 1 0 1 2 4
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands   0 0 0 0 0 0
Spain ESP 0 1 3 1 3 5
Spratly Islands   0 0 0 0 0 0
Sri Lanka LKA 0 1 1 2 1 3
Sudan SDN 1 1 0 2 0 1
Suriname SUR 0 0 0 0 0 0
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands SJM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swaziland SWZ 0 0 0 1 1 1
Sweden SWE 0 0 1 1 0 0
Switzerland CHE 1 0 1 4 0 1
Syrian Arab Republic SYR 0 0 0 0 0 1
Taiwan TWN 0 0 0 3 0 2
Tajikistan TJK 0 0 1 0 0 2
Thailand THA 1 1 0 1 3 4
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia MKD 0 0 0 0 1 1
Togo TGO 0 0 0 0 1 0
Tokelau TKL 0 0 0 1 0 0
Tonga TON 0 0 0 3 0 0
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 0 0 0 1 0 0
Tunisia TUN 0 0 0 1 0 0
Turkey TUR 1 2 2 2 4 6
Turkmenistan TKM 0 0 0 0 0 1
Turks and Caicos Islands TCA 0 0 1 1 0 0
Tuvalu TUV 0 0 0 1 0 0
Uganda UGA 0 1 0 1 0 3
Ukraine UKR 0 0 1 0 1 4
United Arab Emirates ARE 0 0 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland GBR 0 0 0 7 1 5
United Republic of Tanzania TZA 0 0 0 2 1 3
United States of America USA 4 11 10 20 11 32
United States Virgin Islands VIR 0 0 0 0 1 0
Uruguay URY 0 0 0 0 0 4
Uzbekistan UZB 0 0 0 0 0 1
Vanuatu VUT 1 0 2 3 0 0
Venezuela VEN 0 0 1 0 0 2
Viet Nam VNM 0 3 2 4 2 11
Wake Island   0 0 0 0 0 0
Wallis and Futuna WLF 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Sahara ESH 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yemen YEM 2 0 0 0 0 0
Yugoslavia YUG 0 1 1 2 0 4
Zambia ZMB 0 0 0 0 1 1
Zimbabwe ZWE 1 0 0 0 1 1

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