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Canada

Canada Disasters Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Funds commited to Tsunami aid $176.00 million 2005 6th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.017 per $100 2005 10th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita $5.45 2005 10th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid $115.00 million 2005 4th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.112 per $1,000 2005 11th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita $3.56 2005 9th out of 22
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Amounts as percentages of GDP > 2003 or earlier 834.4 2004 8th out of 29
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Donors > Government Federal CAD 425M (USD 414M))) Provincial CAD 18.5M 2004
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Pledged amounts > Aid by government > (US$ milli 531.2 2004
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Pledged amounts as percentages of GDP > Aid (to 743.68 2004
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 13 2005 26th out of 37
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 4 2005 23th out of 34
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll per million 0.124 2005 22nd out of 33
Tsunami > Funds pledged $344.96 million 2005 6th out of 37
Tsunami > International aid packages Given $66m in government donations, plus at least $29m raised in private donations with a government commitment to match every dollar donated by the public. Ottawa has already placed a moratorium on debt from the affected countries. It is also deploying its highly-specialised Disaster Assistance Response Team to Sri Lanka. 2005

SOURCES: 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.; Wikipedia: Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake; BBC, Wikipedia, Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs, Reuters, US State Department, CBC News, http://www.stuff.co.nz/ and CNN; BBC, CNN, Wikipedia, Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs and French deputy foreign minister Renaud Muselier; BBC, CNN, Wikipedia, Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs and French deputy foreign minister Renaud Muselier. 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, Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters; BBC, Alert net by Reuters, Sify news and The Age

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Canada Disasters Profiles (Subcategories)

Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake 5 Tsunami 17