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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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Natural disasters, hydrological, deaths/million Natural disasters, meteorological, economic damages, % GDP Housing loss due to disasters, by hazard type (millions of current USD) Natural disasters, geophysical, total people affected, thousands

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