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Heavily indebted countries: 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 > Death toll: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).
  • Tsunami > Death toll per million: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Figures expressed per million population 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 > 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: 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.
  • 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 recipients: Amount of aid (in US Dollars) recieved for Tsunami relief efforts. Total funds committed.
STAT HEAVILY INDEBTED TOTAL HEAVILY INDEBTED AVERAGE DATES
Funds commited to Tsunami aid $2.77 billion
82% of surveyed countries
$197.71 million
30% more than average
2005
Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.188 per $100
39% of surveyed countries
0.0134 per $100
61% less than average
2005
Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita $3.82
84% less than average
2005
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid $1.30 billion
80% of surveyed countries
$93.14 million
27% more than average
2005
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.945 per $1,000
37% of surveyed countries
0.0675 per $1,000
71% less than average
2005
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita $1.90
98% less than average
2005
Storm deaths > 2009 1.5
17 times less than average
2009
Tsunami > Death toll 48,680
27% of surveyed countries
24,340
96% more than average
2005
Tsunami > Death toll per million 1,257.07
5 times more than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 3,551
61% of surveyed countries
236.73
47% more than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 226
54% of surveyed countries
18.83
50% more than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll per million 0.542
62% less than average
2005
Tsunami > Funds pledged $3.53 billion
74% of surveyed countries
$220.62 million
68% more than average
2005
Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP $262,540.17 per $1 billion
65% less than average
2005
Tsunami aid recipients $927.00 million
34% of surveyed countries
$463.50 million
56% more than average
2005

Citation

"Heavily indebted Disasters Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Heavily-indebted-countries/Disasters