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Definition
Economic consequences of a disaster, usually direct (e.g., damage to infrastructure, crops and housing) and indirect (e.g., loss of revenues, unemployment and market destabilization). In each case, the registered figure represents the value of damage at the moment of the event; i.e., the figures are true for the year of the event.

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Damaged educational facilities due to disasters (number) Housing loss due to disasters, by hazard type (millions of current USD) Number of people affected by disaster (number) Natural disasters, climatological, number of events

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