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United States Disasters Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Funds commited to Tsunami aid $792.00 million 2005 1st out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.007 per $100 2005 20th out of 22
Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita $2.68 2005 18th out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid $313.00 million 2005 2nd out of 22
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita $1.06 2005 16th out of 22
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Amounts as percentages of GDP > 2003 or earlier 10,880 2004 1st out of 29
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Pledged amounts as percentages of GDP > Aid (to 2875 2004
Hurricane Ivan > Impact > Deaths and damage > Damage > > 2004 USD $13 billion 2004
Hurricane Ivan > Impact > Deaths and damage > Direct > Deaths 25 2004
Tsunami > Economic impact Not much of an effect as most US insurers have little exposure to Asia and those that do lay off risk to reinsurers, officials and industry watchers say (Dec 27) 2005
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 456 2005 6th out of 37
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing per million 1.54 2005 21st out of 36
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 35 2005 4th out of 34
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll per million 0.118 2005 24th out of 33
Tsunami aid commitments as a percent of pledges 87.8% 2005 4th out of 16

SOURCES: 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; Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Hurricane Ivan; BBC, Bloomberg, BBC, Rediff, The Herald Sun, The Indian Express and The Reuters; 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.; OECD, October, 2005.

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