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Definition
See Natural disasters - economic damages definition. Hydrological disaster refers to a hazard caused by the occurrence, movement, and distribution of surface and subsurface freshwater and saltwater. 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, Radiation (total damage, millions) Complex disasters, people affected, per 1,000 pop Natural disasters - biological, economic damages, % GDP Directly affected persons due to disasters, per 100,000 population (SDG 1.5.1 / SDG 11.5.1 / SDG 13.1.1)

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