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Australia

Australian Disasters Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
2004 Boxing day tsunami > Donations AUD 280M 2004
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad 26 Missing 2004 8th out of 28
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad per million people 1.29 Missing 2004 11th out of 27
Funds commited to Tsunami aid $193.00 million 2005 5th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.032 per $100 2005 6th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita $9.46 2005 5th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid $99.00 million 2005 5th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.162 per $1,000 2005 7th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita $4.85 2005 6th out of 22
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Donors > Government AUD 1.377bn (see below) (USD 1.099bn) 2004
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 349 2005 9th out of 37
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing per million 17.11 2005 6th out of 36
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 13 2005 10th out of 34
Tsunami > International aid packages The government has raised its offer of aid to $815 million over a five-year period. Half of this sum is in bilateral loans. Prime Minister, John Howard has been sceptical about supporting the debt relief initiative being pushed by other wealthy countries. Donations from the Australian public total $88m. About 350 military staff, four military helicopters, a troop transport ship, a military health support team and a water purification plant are being sent to Indonesia, as well as a team of volunteer medical professionals. 2005
Tsunami aid commitments as a percent of pledges 44.7% 2005 15th out of 16

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Countries affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (Countries that lost citizens while abroad); Wikipedia: Countries affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (Countries that lost citizens while abroad). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; OECD, October, 2005.; OECD, October, 2005. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; OECD, October 2005; OECD, October 2005. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; BBC, Wikipedia, Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs, Reuters, US State Department, CBC News, http://www.stuff.co.nz/ and CNN; BBC, Wikipedia, Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs, Reuters, US State Department, CBC News, http://www.stuff.co.nz/ and CNN. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; BBC, CNN, Wikipedia, Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs and French deputy foreign minister Renaud Muselier; BBC, Alert net by Reuters, Sify news and The Age; OECD, October, 2005.

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