Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected People

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Publication_Date: 20040101
Title: Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected People
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Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for external assistance; An unforeseen and often sudden event that causes great damage, destruction and human suffering. Though often caused by nature, disasters can have human origins. Wars and civil disturbances that destroy homelands and displace people are included among the causes of disasters. Other causes can be: building collapse, blizzard, drought, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, fire, flood, hazardous material or transportation incident (such as a chemical spill), hurricane, nuclear incident, tornado, or volcano. Natural disasters include : Droughts, Extreme Temperatures, Floods, Slides, Wave/surges, Wild fires and Wind storms.
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Beginning_Date: 19750101
Ending_Date: 20041231
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
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Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -60.5033
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
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Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > DROUGHTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > FLOODS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > HEAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > LANDSLIDES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > TSUNAMIS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > WILDFIRES
Theme_Keyword: UNEP/GRID > UNEP/GLOBAL RESOURCES INFORMATION DATABASE
Theme_Keyword: Hazards
Theme_Keyword: Natural Disasters
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
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Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
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Contact_Person: ANDREA DE BONO
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: geo@unepgrid.ch
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Contact_Organization: CRED > Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters
Contact_Person: D. GUHA-SAPIR
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
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Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters
Address: School of Public Health
Address: Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL)
Address: 30.94 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs
City: Brussels
Postal_Code: 1200
Country: Belgium
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +32 (0) 2 764.33.27
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +32 (0) 2 764.34.41
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: cred@epid.ucl.ac.be
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Contact_Organization: UNEP/DEWA/GRID-EUROPE > Global Resource Information Database - Geneva, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme
Contact_Person: UNEP/GRID
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
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Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: United Nations Environment Programme
Address: Global Resource Information Database UNEP/GRID
Address: P.O.Box 30552
State_or_Province: Nairobi
Country: KENYA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +254-2-621234
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +254-2-226890 or 215787
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gridinfo@unep.org
Resource_Description: geodata_1720
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http://www.cred.be
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http://geodata.grid.unep.ch/
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Search and access the data from the UNEP Environmental Data Explorer.
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20130221
Metadata_Review_Date: 20130906
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: ANDREA DE BONO
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: geo@unepgrid.ch
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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