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Definition
See Natural disasters death definition. Biological disaster refers to a hazard caused by the exposure to living organisms and their toxic substances (e.g. venom, mold) or vector-borne diseases that they may carry. Examples are venomous wildlife and insects, poisonous plants, and mosquitoes carrying disease-causing agents such as parasites, bacteria, or viruses (e.g. malaria).

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Damaged critical infrastructure due to disasters, number (SDG 11.5.2) Housing loss due to disasters, by hazard type (millions of current USD) Damaged of other critical infrastructure units due to disasters (number) Number of local governments with local DRR strategies (number)

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