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The Hazards of Living in Hurricane Country Hurricane Floyd, 1999 Deadliest & Most Costly Disasters 1970-2005 Event Deaths (x1000) Year Hurricane (Bangladesh) 400 1970 Earthquake (China) 255 1976 Earthquake/Tsunami (Indonesia) 245 2004 Hurricane (Bangladesh) 140 1991 Earthquake (Pakistan) 88 2005 Earthquake (Peru) 66 1970 Flooding/Mudslide (Venezuela) 50 1999 Earthquake (Iran) 50 1990 Earthquake (Iran) 41 2003 Heat Wave (Europe) 35 2003 Event Costs (Billions 2005 $) Year Hurricane Katrina (USA) 45 2005 Hurricane Andrew (USA) 22.3 1992 Northridge Earthquake (USA) 18.5 1994 Hurricane Ivan (USA) 11.7 2004 Hurricane Rita (USA) 10 2005 Hurricane Wilma (USA) 10 2005 Hurricane Charley (USA) 8.3 2004 Typhoon Mireille (Japan) 8.1 1991 Winter Storm Daria (Europe) 6.9 1990 Winter Storm Lothar (Europe) 6.8 1999
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1. High Winds 2. Storm Surge 3. Waves and Coastal Erosion 4. High Rain and Floods During the Hurricane High Winds Hurricane Dean, Jamaica (2007) Hurricane Andrew,1992 Labor Day Hurricane,1935
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