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Definition
See Natural disasters - total people affected 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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Industrial accident, Chemical spill (number of events) Natural disasters, climatological, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Technological disasters, people affected, per 1,000 pop Number of deaths due to disasters (number)

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