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This Country Profile shows a set of typical results known as "Preliminary Analysis" comming from the disaster database. Charts, Maps and tables below will provide you with a basic understanding of the effects of many types of disasters occurred in the region.   Click here for more info
Composition of Disasters

Deaths
DataCards
Indirectly Affected + Directly affected
Houses Destroyed + Houses Damaged


Temporal Behaviour

Deaths
DataCards
Houses Destroyed , Houses Damaged
Indirectly Affected, Directly affected
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Spatial Distribution

Deaths
DataCards
Houses Destroyed + Houses Damaged
Indirectly Affected + Directly affected



Statistics



Composition of Disasters       get it as Excel
Event DataCards Deaths Injured Missing Houses
Destroyed
Houses
Damaged
Indirectly Affected Directly affected Relocated Evacuated Losses $USD Losses $Local Education centers Hospitals Damages in crops Ha. Lost Cattle Damages in roads Mts
ACCIDENT92861485269
ANIMAL ATTACK10875992629219777148019459
BOAT CAPSIZE1957432162
Chemical610211424
coastal erosion71513167
COASTLINE8311384243957646
Collapse of building61553112
Collapse of Gabage Fill1321160221782
Collapse of Mine12
CUTTING FAILURE35130411123156427503
CYCLONE105846588211811911058613693763941
CYCLONE & FLOOD289121317837371319128
DROUGHT274319631569600109887
DROWNING1141681015138
EARTH SLIP8010107561683043
Electrocution6816853
EPIDEMIC884113685726444149120
EXPLOSION211613467952
FIRE371010636819509981575210407700000
FLASH FLOOD41542706306386
FLOOD77566924551115428117524114670991324595137850073159078523
FOREST FIRE2411161919810
FROST3
GALE550821113818631185036
GROUND VIBRATIO83110472
HAILSTORM2011161341250
HEAVY RAINS2724372051689757378001711206
LANDSLIDE2215107733124228951195929109834823691038000
LAND SUBSIDENCE18717869174210403401
LEAK OR SPILL162130690
LIGHTNING71451946533442430473
PLAGUE42316155
RETAINING WF41424
ROCK FALL7739107091228
SEDIMENTATION9
SNAKE BITE125125173
STORM32335
STRONG WIND4845187611647561922056806401613391077900
STRUCTURE2835862537
Subsidence334223
SURGE3335723924104
TIDAL WAVE10413194
TORNADO1225172451
TREE FALLEN162614233191367
TSUNAMI89309591961119085708548208107624016130000
URBAN FLOOD45155
WALL COLLAPSE2111419117


Spatial Distribution       get it as Excel
Geography Code DataCards Deaths Injured Missing Houses
Destroyed
Houses
Damaged
Indirectly Affected Directly affected Relocated Evacuated Losses $USD Losses $Local Education centers Hospitals Damages in crops Ha. Lost Cattle Damages in roads Mts
Centrallka00219928540735182426198686594191112295116894149120
Easternlka005105441536514284110374831130162101580541517226161300001370
North-Centrallka007997157431811088161958342835036688378500124681
Northernlka0048259643465225229437307533230736509108
North-Westernlka0061575250325542832161838924665381220647005
Sabaragamuwalka0091442491349819511400402912212131298220110380001
Southernlka003144991068556828681867869723437991840420000067149523
Uvalka00811167384195361162160591476494182134102
Westernlka0012253510231156154117727273150584403512469577900


Temporal Behaviour       get it as Excel
Year DataCards Deaths Injured Missing Houses
Destroyed
Houses
Damaged
Indirectly Affected Directly affected Relocated Evacuated Losses $USD Losses $Local Education centers Hospitals Damages in crops Ha. Lost Cattle Damages in roads Mts
196511530
196819
197418413711810045028565
19753300561024902
1976285214146600674629600
1977226096117363955
1978217691145816792631948773674289912
1979911726110686615200000
1980163353715203029
198116383348163704146062500000
198218071794721820722982
1983201331421887793513032736
19841604132101322124756017
19852613254523062651
19862131120215075233210768558004149120
198724309213314713220
19882782122271801869919
198928712471926402968565520294116
1990298444205454311988720312000
1991312130101031922152720065900
19923373619110220317571105234050
1993349260267492398731234113
199438343062546828894148
199528286540246966144214
1996167299202205268312150
1997288863325976762892582
1998272099682351482189692898
19993384147791356614548208
20003608123157106637429011313551088
20013722987414262190323222315091000000
200242779076416358540272782
2003448845418333886630803100544225047000000
2004519831048196651908583555511641435283717161300001
200564501238211578128115031503710115
20068997171173124381447178458019152361038000
2007811513320472609165997357456694378500
2008862211414231480447671178327821210
2009738560163263174527870871473
2010441564734137090981222609195
2011409108136228468207108396781016830
201255514215593214113481258994214107146
201345611222529741100485742243609
201477712080355314195032704651
201571911069136856438535744
201668614170122952727915331441370
20171041356348153267946903380362467149523
201812172172452459912954266126
Sri Lanka

Summary:
DataCards: 127079
Period:1965 - 2018

Highest Mortality:
TSUNAMI: 30959 Deaths; 89 DataCards
LANDSLIDE: 1077 Deaths; 2215 DataCards
ANIMAL ATTACK: 992 Deaths; 10875 DataCards
Highest Housing Damages:
FLOOD: 229522 Houses; 7756 DataCards
CYCLONE: 128705 Houses; 105 DataCards
TSUNAMI: 105293 Houses; 89 DataCards


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