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Composition of Disasters

Deaths
DataCards
Indirectly Affected
Houses Destroyed + Houses Damaged


Temporal Behaviour

Deaths
DataCards
Houses Destroyed , Houses Damaged
Indirectly Affected
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Spatial Distribution

Deaths
DataCards
Houses Destroyed + Houses Damaged
Indirectly Affected



Statistics



Composition of Disasters       get it as Excel
Event DataCards Deaths Injured Missing Houses
Destroyed
Houses
Damaged
Indirectly Affected Relocated Evacuated Losses $USD Losses $Local Education centers Hospitals Damages in crops Ha. Lost Cattle Damages in roads Mts
ACCIDENT141151593
ANIMAL ATTACK10856979608219777108012659
BOAT CAPSIZE1652421952
Chemical5521424
coastal erosion71513167
COASTLINE8311384243957646
Collapse of building61553112
Collapse of Gabage Fill1321160221782
Collapse of Mine12
CUTTING FAILURE29429361109106024231
CYCLONE105846588211811911058613693763941
CYCLONE & FLOOD289121317837371319128
DROUGHT270919180897600109887
DROWNING7912091498
EARTH SLIP8010107561683043
Electrocution4616852
EPIDEMIC884113685726444149120
EXPLOSION211613467952
FIRE366010536519289751551210407700000
FLASH FLOOD37542696185881
FLOOD76446774481105414517060814490451324595137850073159078523
FOREST FIRE2411161919810
FROST3
GALE550821113818631185036
GROUND VIBRATIO83110472
HAILSTORM2011161341250
HEAVY RAINS2646291961673646176362911206
LANDSLIDE2198107632524228901187128890834823691038000
LAND SUBSIDENCE18717869174210403401
LEAK OR SPILL162130690
LIGHTNING63850945833129723633
PLAGUE42316155
RETAINING WF41424
ROCK FALL6436104860028
SEDIMENTATION9
SNAKE BITE125125173
STORM32335
STRONG WIND4281177564497376867846589771613391077900
STRUCTURE2835862537
Subsidence233220
SURGE3335723924104
TIDAL WAVE10413194
TORNADO1125166430
TREE FALLEN153614222941280
TSUNAMI89309591961119085708548208107624016130000
URBAN FLOOD45155
WALL COLLAPSE1214964


Spatial Distribution       get it as Excel
Geography Code DataCards Deaths Injured Missing Houses
Destroyed
Houses
Damaged
Indirectly Affected Relocated Evacuated Losses $USD Losses $Local Education centers Hospitals Damages in crops Ha. Lost Cattle Damages in roads Mts
Centrallka00219751527674182396187836508871112295116894149120
Easternlka005104751534114266110274774129375101506561517226161300001370
North-Centrallka007993054729811087061631341577536688378500124681
Northernlka0048171642264618228997274332893506509108
North-Westernlka0061559347524132704143478463659381220647005
Sabaragamuwalka0091412889646119511363378922169957298220110380001
Southernlka003143271065856488611864568744436756140420000067149523
Uvalka00811119375184361157155501474089182134102
Westernlka001224229861130151117346899749616853512469577900


Temporal Behaviour       get it as Excel
Year DataCards Deaths Injured Missing Houses
Destroyed
Houses
Damaged
Indirectly 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
20171021356348153267946903338646667149523
201874231852169666359
Sri Lanka

Summary:
DataCards: 125916
Period:1965 - 2018

Highest Mortality:
TSUNAMI: 30959 Deaths; 89 DataCards
LANDSLIDE: 1076 Deaths; 2198 DataCards
ANIMAL ATTACK: 979 Deaths; 10856 DataCards
Highest Housing Damages:
FLOOD: 224753 Houses; 7644 DataCards
CYCLONE: 128705 Houses; 105 DataCards
TSUNAMI: 105293 Houses; 89 DataCards


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