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See Natural disasters - 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. Indicator calculations: Per thousand population figures are based on population figures.

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Deaths and missing persons due to disasters, by hazard type (number) Agriculture loss due to disasters (current United States dollars) Disruptions to other basic services due to disasters (number) Complex disasters, people affected, per 1,000 pop

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