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Definition
See Natural disasters - number of events definition. Meteorological disaster refers to a hazard caused by short-lived, micro- to meso-scale extreme weather and atmospheric conditions that last from minutes to days.

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Other damaged or destroyed productive assets due to disasters (current United States dollars) Number of people whose destroyed dwellings were due to disasters (number) Disruptions to educational services due to disasters (number) Industrial accident, Gas leak (total damage % GDP)

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