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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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Natural disasters - geophysical, people injured Technological disasters, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Natural disasters - meteorological, economic damages, % GDP Natural disasters - hydrological, total people affected, per 1,000 pop

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