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Russia Disasters Stats

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  • 2011 Minsk Metro bombing> Injured: Lists the number of victims injured in the 2011 Minsk Metro bombing, split by nationality. The attack took place on April 11, 2011, in Minsk (Belarus), when an explosion happened at a platform of the central Oktyabrskaya station, which provides the sole interchange between the two lines of the city's metro. The blast occurred ar 17:55 local time, which is rush hour in  Minsk, and trains were located on both tracks. At least 15 people were killed, and more than two hundred were injured
  • 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.
  • Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Donors > Government: Donations made by governments around the world in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and the consequent tsunami.
  • 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 > 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 > 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.

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
2011 Minsk Metro bombing> Injured 5 2011 2nd out of 5
Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country) 0.29% 2013 11th out of 13
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Donors > Government USD 2.0M 2004
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 36 2005 21st out of 37
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing per million 0.251 2005 32nd out of 36
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 10 2005 13th out of 34
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll per million 0.0699 2005 27th out of 33
Tsunami > International aid packages Around $2m in aid but the government is sending additional aid, including grain and water purifiers. 2005

SOURCES: Wikipedia: 2011 Minsk Metro bombing (Victims) (Вести.Ru: Власти Минска предлагают объявить днем траура 14 апреля, Вести.Ru: Власти Минска предлагают объявить днем траура 14 апреля, Число жертв теракта в метро увеличилось до 13, Belarus seeks answers over deadly metro bombing, "Семьи погибших при теракте в Минске получат по 10 тысяч долларов" . Lenta.ru. 29 March 2011 . Retrieved 12 April 2011 .); 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.); 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, 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.; BBC, Alert net by Reuters, Sify news and The Age

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