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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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Natural disasters, total people affected, thousands Number of people whose damaged dwellings were due to disasters (number) Proportion of local governments with DRR strategies, % (SDG 1.5.4 / SDG 11.b.2 / SDG 13.1.3) Natural disasters - biological, total people affected, thousands

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