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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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Industrial accident, Gas leak (total damage % GDP) Natural disasters - hydrological, economic damages, % GDP Natural disasters - climatological, number of events Natural disasters, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr

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