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Definition
See Natural disasters - people made homeless 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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Natural disasters, meteorological, people injured thousands Disruptions to health services due to disasters (number) Natural disasters, meteorological, people affected, thousands Deaths and missing persons due to disasters, by hazard type (number)

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