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Greece

Greece Disasters Stats

Definitions

  • 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 > Funds pledged by NGOs and public: Funds pledged by the NGOs and public of developed countries for tsunami relief (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). This list does not include corporate donations.
  • Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public per capita: Funds pledged by the NGOs and public of developed countries for tsunami relief (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). This list does not include corporate donations. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Tsunami > Funds pledged per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Tsunami > International aid packages: Countries around the globe have stepped forward with pledges of cash and assistance to the victims of the southern Asian earthquake and tsunami disaster.

    The following is a list of contributions pledged by countries, (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT) compiled from reports by Reuters bureaux and United Nations agencies.

    There are packages coming from international Aid agencies like the IMF, The Red Cross, UNEP, UNICEF and WHO.

  • 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 > Total aid package, % of 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. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country) 0.91% 2013 10th out of 13
Funds commited to Tsunami aid $33.00 million 2005 16th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.015 per $100 2005 12th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita $2.97 2005 16th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid $33.00 million 2005 9th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.146 per $1,000 2005 8th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita $2.97 2005 11th out of 22
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Amounts as percentages of GDP > 2003 or earlier 173 2004 19th out of 29
Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public $24.80 million 2005 18th out of 24
Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public per capita $2.23 2005 16th out of 23
Tsunami > Funds pledged per capita $1.35 2005 24th out of 36
Tsunami > International aid packages Greece was sending two military C-130 cargo planes to the Maldives and Sri Lanka with more than six tonnes of aid along with doctors and rescuers, and had released aid worth 150,000 euros for each country, Athens said. Greece has offered Sri Lanka medical assistance including 17 doctors and staff. 2005
Tsunami > Total aid package $26.50 million 2005 26th out of 37
Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP $117,049.00 per $1 billion 2005 25th out of 36
Tsunami > Total aid package, % of GDP 0.011% 2005 25th out of 36

SOURCES: 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.; Wikipedia: Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake; Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters; Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters. 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. 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, Alert net by Reuters, Sify news and The Age; Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Greece Disasters Profiles (Subcategories)

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