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Sub-Regional 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 United Nations Environment Programme/DEWA/GRID-Geneva

GEO REGION
GEO SUBREGION
1975
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Africa Central Africa 1 0 3 1 3 1
Africa Eastern Africa 2 4 2 5 4 18
Africa Northern Africa 3 3 2 3 7 11
Africa Southern Africa 3 2 6 7 12 23
Africa Western Africa 9 6 14 2 6 13
Africa Western Indian Ocean 2 1 2 1 0 4
Asia + Pacific Australia + New Zealand 5 8 7 4 7 7
Asia + Pacific Central Asia 0 0 1 2 1 6
Asia + Pacific NW Pacific + East Asia 13 21 24 29 21 48
Asia + Pacific South Asia 10 29 19 31 27 41
Asia + Pacific South East Asia 4 18 12 21 31 44
Asia + Pacific South Pacific 4 1 8 16 0 2
Europe Central Europe 2 5 6 6 8 31
Europe Eastern Europe 0 0 2 4 13 31
Europe Western Europe 3 7 19 62 17 37
Latin America + Caribbean Caribbean 2 10 7 12 13 5
Latin America + Caribbean Meso America 2 7 2 10 18 24
Latin America + Caribbean South America 5 10 15 17 22 38
North America North America 6 13 13 21 14 33
Polar Antarctic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Polar Arctic 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Asia Arabian Peninsula 2 0 1 0 0 0
West Asia Mashriq 0 0 0 0 0 5

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