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Finland

Finland Disasters Stats

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  • 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad: Nationals of countries not directly affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunami, who died or went missing in this natural disaster.
  • 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad per million people: Nationals of countries not directly affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunami, who died or went missing in this natural disaster. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country): This stat shows the percentage of the listed countries' surface that was contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, in the radiation range from 37 to 185 kilobecquerels/m2 of Caesium 3, a radioactive isotope of caesium which is one of the more common products of nuclear fission. This was the lowest level of radioactivity detected in Europe, and some of these countries received higher levels of contamination, although in less extensive areas.
  • 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 > Total aid package: 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.
  • 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 AMOUNT DATE RANK
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad 179 Missing 2004 1st out of 28
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad per million people 34.24 Missing 2004 1st out of 27
Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country) 3.4% 2013 5th out of 13
Funds commited to Tsunami aid $44.00 million 2005 13th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.029 per $100 2005 7th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita $8.39 2005 7th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid $25.00 million 2005 13th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.165 per $1,000 2005 6th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita $4.77 2005 7th out of 22
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 214 2005 11th out of 37
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing per million 40.79 2005 4th out of 36
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 5 2005 21st out of 34
Tsunami > Total aid package $88.10 million 2005 19th out of 37
Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP $582,672.00 per $1 billion 2005 10th out of 36
Tsunami aid commitments as a percent of pledges 68.6% 2005 8th 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.; Wikipedia: Chernobyl disaster (Areas of Europe contaminated with Cs) "3.1.5. Deposition of radionuclides on soil surfaces" (PDF). Environmental Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident and their Remediation: Twenty Years of Experience, Report of the Chernobyl Forum Expert Group ‘Environment’ . Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). 2006. pp. 23–25. ISBN 92-0-114705-8 . Retrieved 2013-09-12, Ikäheimonen, T.K. (ed.). Ympäristön Radioaktiivisuus Suomessa – 20 Vuotta Tshernobylista [ Environmental Radioactivity in Finland - 20 Years from Chernobyl ] . Säteilyturvakeskus Stralsäkerhetscentralen (STUK, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority), Gould, Peter (1990). Fire In the Rain: The Dramatic Consequences of Chernobyl . Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press.); 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; Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters; OECD, October, 2005.

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"Finland Disasters Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Finland/Disasters

Finland Disasters Profiles (Subcategories)

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