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European Union: Disasters stats

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  • Funds commited to Tsunami aid: Total amount of funds commited to Tsunami aid. Fund commitments refer to the amount of money governments have officially set aside for Tsunami relief. Funds pledged (click here to view the statistic) refers to the amount countries have publicly announced they would contribute. Hence, pledges can often fall far short of the final commitment.
  • Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP: Total amount of funds commited to Tsunami aid. Fund commitments refer to the amount of money governments have officially set aside for Tsunami relief. Funds pledged (click here to view the statistic) refers to the amount countries have publicly announced they would contribute. Hence, pledges can often fall far short of the final commitment. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 100 $ gross domestic product.
  • Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita: Total amount of funds commited to Tsunami aid. Fund commitments refer to the amount of money governments have officially set aside for Tsunami relief. Funds pledged (click here to view the statistic) refers to the amount countries have publicly announced they would contribute. Hence, pledges can often fall far short of the final commitment. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid: Amount of funds (in US Dollars) committed to emergency aid. Emergency aid commitments refers to the amount of money governments have officially contributed and have quickly dispersed for emergency Tsunami relief. This amount is taken out of the total aid commitment (click here to view the total Tsunami aid commitment statistic).
  • Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP: Amount of funds (in US Dollars) committed to emergency aid. Emergency aid commitments refers to the amount of money governments have officially contributed and have quickly dispersed for emergency Tsunami relief. This amount is taken out of the total aid commitment (click here to view the total Tsunami aid commitment statistic). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita: Amount of funds (in US Dollars) committed to emergency aid. Emergency aid commitments refers to the amount of money governments have officially contributed and have quickly dispersed for emergency Tsunami relief. This amount is taken out of the total aid commitment (click here to view the total Tsunami aid commitment statistic). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing: Number of foreign tourists visiting the tsunami hit areas who are not reachable, (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).
  • Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing per million: Number of foreign tourists visiting the tsunami hit areas who are not reachable, (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Tsunami > Foreigners death toll: The number of foreigners feared dead is in the range of thousands. Only 112 foreigners have been confirmed dead and the countrywise breakup of the persons identified is given below (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).
  • Tsunami > Foreigners death toll per million: The number of foreigners feared dead is in the range of thousands. Only 112 foreigners have been confirmed dead and the countrywise breakup of the persons identified is given below (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Tsunami > Funds pledged > Per $ GDP: Funds pledged by the governments of developed countries for tsunami relief (as of September 30th 2005). The World Bank has pledged $250 million and the European Union $44 million. There have been significant amounts coming in from the UN and other aid agencies like IMF, UNDP, UNESCO, Red Cross, etc. which are not mentioned here. Private donations and collections from media campaigns are also high in many European countries, but have not been included here. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP: This is a chart of the total aid coming in from the following countries. It includes the funds pledged by the respective governments and the amounts collected by NGOs and the public (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Aid" is an ambiguous term that may cover a wide variety of methods, such as 'soft' loans or 'tied aid', where the money has to be spent buying goods ands services from the donating country. The numbers below also represent only the pledged contributions. Arguably, only funds that are actually transferred should be counted. For example, after the Bam earthquake in December 2003, the Iranian government received only USD 17.5 million of the USD one billion that was promised. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 billion of Gross Domestic Product.
  • Tsunami aid commitments as a percent of pledges: Percentages of Tsunami aid committed out of the aid originally pledged. For example, if a percentage on this statistic is above 50%, this means the country in question contributed over 50% of the amount of Tsunami aid it originally promised.
STAT EUROPEAN UNION TOTAL EUROPEAN UNION AVERAGE DATES
Funds commited to Tsunami aid $1.38 billion
41% of surveyed countries
$92.07 million
65% less than average
2005
Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.275 per $100
57% of surveyed countries
0.0183 per $100
18% less than average
2005
Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita $5.98
18% less than average
2005
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid $471.00 million
29% of surveyed countries
$31.40 million
2 times less than average
2005
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 1.36 per $1,000
53% of surveyed countries
0.0907 per $1,000
27% less than average
2005
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita $3.00
26% less than average
2005
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Amounts as percentages of GDP > 2003 or earlier 653.45
54% less than average
2004
Storm deaths > 2009 1.33
20 times less than average
2009
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 3,310
57% of surveyed countries
183.89
14% more than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing per million 14.06
25% more than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 236
56% of surveyed countries
18.15
44% more than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll per million 0.926
5% more than average
2005
Tsunami > Funds pledged > Per $ GDP 3.72 per $1,000
35% of surveyed countries
0.196 per $1,000
51% less than average
2005
Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP $291,604.63 per $1 billion
48% less than average
2005
Tsunami aid commitments as a percent of pledges 67.45%
3% less than average
2005

Citation

"European Union Disasters Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/European-Union/Disasters