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Ukraine

Ukraine 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad 38 Missing 2004 6th out of 28
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Citizens who died abroad per million people 0.801 Missing 2004 14th out of 27
2011 Minsk Metro bombing> Injured 1 2011 4th out of 5
Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country) 6.2% 2013 3rd out of 13

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: 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.)

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