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Taiwan

Taiwan Disasters Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Pledged amounts > Aid by government > (US$ milli: 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 > 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 > Funds pledged: 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.
  • Tsunami > Funds pledged > Per $ GDP: 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. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • 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 $ GDP: 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. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 billion of Gross Domestic Product.
  • 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 $1 billion of Gross Domestic Product.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad 2 Missing 2004 21st out of 28
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Amounts as percentages of GDP > 2003 or earlier 293.2 2004 15th out of 29
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Donors > Government USD 50.0M) 2004
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Pledged amounts > Aid by government > (US$ milli 50 2004
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Pledged amounts as percentages of GDP > Aid (to 110 2004
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Pledged amounts on a per capita basis > Aid by g 50 2004 7th out of 9
Storm deaths > 2009 462 2009 1st out of 12
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 45 2005 18th out of 37
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 3 2005 25th out of 34
Tsunami > Funds pledged $50.25 million 2005 17th out of 37
Tsunami > Funds pledged > Per $ GDP 0.087 per $1,000 2005 22nd out of 37
Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public $60.00 million 2005 11th out of 24
Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public > Per $ GDP $104,131.00 per $1 billion 2005 16th out of 24
Tsunami > Total aid package $110.00 million 2005 13th out of 37
Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP $190,906.00 per $1 billion 2005 20th out of 36

Citation

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Taiwan Disasters Profiles (Subcategories)

Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake 5 Tsunami 8