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Definition
See Natural disasters - economic damages definition. Climatological disaster refers to hazard caused by long-lived, meso- to macro-scale atmospheric processes ranging from intra-seasonal to multi-decadal climate variability. Indicator calculations: The proportion of GDP is based on million United States dollar values from EM-DAT divided by GDP in current United States dollars.

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Natural disasters - meteorological, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Natural disasters, number of events Technological disasters, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Disruptions to basic services due to disasters, number (SDG 11.5.2)

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