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Disasters in Numbers

Human impact by disaster types

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

This section of the website presents a set of selected data and statistics on natural disaster occurrence and their impact for the different periods : 1900-2005, 1970-2005 and 1991-2005. They are all based on the data available at the OFDA/CRED International Disasters Database (EM-DAT). The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has arranged and provided such information according to country and thematic aggregations

Military Search & Rescue Statistics

This Statistical Notice provides summary statistics on the number of Search & Rescue (SAR) incidents, the associated callouts and people assisted by military units and type of assistance from 1996 to 2006. It also gives the number of callouts and people assisted by UK region from 1996 to 2006.

National Statistics

World Disasters Report