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Thailand

Thailand Disasters Stats

Definitions

  • Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best: Disaster risk reduction progress score (1-5 scale; 5=best). Disaster risk reduction progress score is an average of self-assessment scores, ranging from 1 to 5, submitted by countries under Priority 1 of the Hyogo Framework National Progress Reports. The Hyogo Framework is a global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts that was adopted by 168 countries in 2005. Assessments of "Priority 1" include four indicators that reflect the degree to which countries have prioritized disaster risk reduction and the strengthening of relevant institutions.
  • Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best per million: Disaster risk reduction progress score (1-5 scale; 5=best). Disaster risk reduction progress score is an average of self-assessment scores, ranging from 1 to 5, submitted by countries under Priority 1 of the Hyogo Framework National Progress Reports. The Hyogo Framework is a global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts that was adopted by 168 countries in 2005. Assessments of "Priority 1" include four indicators that reflect the degree to which countries have prioritized disaster risk reduction and the strengthening of relevant institutions. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Tsunami > Death toll: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).
  • Tsunami > Death toll per million: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Tsunami > Economic impact: The tsunami that has devastated parts of Asia and killed more than 28,400 has affected companies, economies and markets across the globe.

    Here is a snapshot of some of the financial effects of the disaster (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).

  • Tsunami aid recipients: Amount of aid (in US Dollars) recieved for Tsunami relief efforts. Total funds committed.
  • Tsunami aid recipients > Per $ GDP: Amount of aid (in US Dollars) recieved for Tsunami relief efforts. Total funds committed. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Tsunami aid recipients per capita: Amount of aid (in US Dollars) recieved for Tsunami relief efforts. Total funds committed. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Tsunami aid recipients, % of GDP: Amount of aid (in US Dollars) recieved for Tsunami relief efforts. Total funds committed. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best 3.75 2011 24th out of 83
Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best per million 0.0563 2011 73th out of 83
Tsunami > Death toll 5,246 2005 4th out of 14
Tsunami > Death toll per million 80.02 2005 4th out of 14
Tsunami > Economic impact Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra estimates cost of damage at 20 billion baht ($510 million) and says government will seek additional funds from parliament (Dec 28). 2005
Tsunami aid recipients $25.00 million 2005 5th out of 9
Tsunami aid recipients > Per $ GDP 0.048 per $1,000 2005 5th out of 7
Tsunami aid recipients per capita $0.38 2005 6th out of 9
Tsunami aid recipients, % of GDP 0.0142% 2005 5th out of 7

SOURCES: (UNISDR, 2009-2011 Progress Reports, http://www.preventionweb.net/english/hyogo).; (UNISDR, 2009-2011 Progress Reports, http://www.preventionweb.net/english/hyogo). 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, CBC, Wikipedia, Reuters; BBC, CBC, Wikipedia, 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, Bloomberg, BBC, Rediff, The Herald Sun, The Indian Express and The Reuters; 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. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Thailand Disasters Profiles (Subcategories)

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