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Week 2 Disaster trends-World Ali Asgary, York University, Winter 2011
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Contents: Disaster Trends (World) Basic Terms
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Disaster Trends Data Sources 1. United Nations / International Strategy for Disaster Reduction - (www.unisdr.org) 2. EM-DAT /Database - (www.em-dat.net) 3. Munich Re / Topics - (www.munichre.com) 4. Swiss Re /S igma - (http://www.swissre.com/) 5. Thirty years of natural disasters 1974-2003: The Numbers, D. Guha-Sapir, D. Hargitt, P. Hoyois. (2004). UCL, Presses universitaires de Louvain.
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Disaster Trends
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Disaster Trends
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Disaster Trends Total number of natural disasters registered in EMDAT
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Disaster Trends World distribution of disasters: by triggering hazards 1995-2004
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Disaster Trends Number of natural disasters by origin: regional distribution 1995 - 2004
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Disaster Trends Number of people reported affected by natural disasters 1991 - 2005 1. Overall, the overall number of people affected by disasters is rising / Natural
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Disaster Trends Number of people reported affected by natural disasters 1991 - 2005 1. Overall, the overall number of people affected by disasters is rising / Technological
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Disaster Trends 2. Overall, disasters are becoming less deadly / Natural
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Disaster Trends 2. Overall, disasters are becoming less deadly / Technological
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Disaster Trends 3. Overall, disasters are becoming more costly/ Natural
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Disaster Trends 3. Overall, disasters are becoming more costly/ Technological
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Disaster Trends 3. Overall, disasters are becoming more costly/ Technological
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Disaster Trends 3. Overall, disasters are becoming more costly/ Technological
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Disaster Trends 3. Overall, disasters are becoming more costly/ Technological
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