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Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed People
Entry ID: geodata_0438

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Abstract: Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead.

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 ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed People
Dataset Release Date: 2004-01-01 00:00:00
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1975-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Public
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Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +32 (0) 2 764.33.27
Fax: +32 (0) 2 764.34.41
Email: cred at
Contact Address:
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters
School of Public Health
Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL)
30.94 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs
City: Brussels
Postal Code: 1200
Country: Belgium
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23