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Disasters Stats: compare key data on Belgium & United States

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  • Funds commited to Tsunami aid: Total amount of funds commited to Tsunami aid. Fund commitments refer to the amount of money governments have officially set aside for Tsunami relief. Funds pledged (click here to view the statistic) refers to the amount countries have publicly announced they would contribute. Hence, pledges can often fall far short of the final commitment.
  • Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP: Total amount of funds commited to Tsunami aid. Fund commitments refer to the amount of money governments have officially set aside for Tsunami relief. Funds pledged (click here to view the statistic) refers to the amount countries have publicly announced they would contribute. Hence, pledges can often fall far short of the final commitment. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 100 $ gross domestic product.
  • Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita: Total amount of funds commited to Tsunami aid. Fund commitments refer to the amount of money governments have officially set aside for Tsunami relief. Funds pledged (click here to view the statistic) refers to the amount countries have publicly announced they would contribute. Hence, pledges can often fall far short of the final commitment. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid: Amount of funds (in US Dollars) committed to emergency aid. Emergency aid commitments refers to the amount of money governments have officially contributed and have quickly dispersed for emergency Tsunami relief. This amount is taken out of the total aid commitment (click here to view the total Tsunami aid commitment statistic).
  • Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP: Amount of funds (in US Dollars) committed to emergency aid. Emergency aid commitments refers to the amount of money governments have officially contributed and have quickly dispersed for emergency Tsunami relief. This amount is taken out of the total aid commitment (click here to view the total Tsunami aid commitment statistic). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita: Amount of funds (in US Dollars) committed to emergency aid. Emergency aid commitments refers to the amount of money governments have officially contributed and have quickly dispersed for emergency Tsunami relief. This amount is taken out of the total aid commitment (click here to view the total Tsunami aid commitment statistic). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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 > 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 by NGOs and public per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Tsunami > Funds pledged per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita 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.

  • 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.
  • Tsunami > Total aid package per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Funds commited to Tsunami aid, % of GDP: Total amount of funds commited to Tsunami aid. Fund commitments refer to the amount of money governments have officially set aside for Tsunami relief. Funds pledged (click here to view the statistic) refers to the amount countries have publicly announced they would contribute. Hence, pledges can often fall far short of the final commitment. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Tsunami > Total aid package, % of 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. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid, % of GDP: Amount of funds (in US Dollars) committed to emergency aid. Emergency aid commitments refers to the amount of money governments have officially contributed and have quickly dispersed for emergency Tsunami relief. This amount is taken out of the total aid commitment (click here to view the total Tsunami aid commitment statistic). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Tsunami aid commitments as a percent of pledges: Percentages of Tsunami aid committed out of the aid originally pledged. For example, if a percentage on this statistic is above 50%, this means the country in question contributed over 50% of the amount of Tsunami aid it originally promised.
  • 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 > Funds pledged by NGOs and public, % of 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. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • 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, % of 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. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
STAT Belgium United States
Funds commited to Tsunami aid $30.00 million
Ranked 17th.
$792.00 million
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Belgium
Funds commited to Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.009 per $100
Ranked 18th. 29% more than United States
0.007 per $100
Ranked 20th.
Funds commited to Tsunami aid per capita $2.86
Ranked 17th. 7% more than United States
$2.68
Ranked 18th.
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid $12.00 million
Ranked 18th.
$313.00 million
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than Belgium
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid > Per $ GDP 0.038 per $1,000
Ranked 15th. 41% more than United States
0.027 per $1,000
Ranked 19th.
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid per capita $1.15
Ranked 15th. 8% more than United States
$1.06
Ranked 16th.
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Pledged amounts as percentages of GDP > Aid (to 65.37 2875
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 350
Ranked 8th.
456
Ranked 6th. 30% more than Belgium
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing per million 33.4
Ranked 5th. 22 times more than United States
1.54
Ranked 21st.
Tsunami > Funds pledged $34.00 million
Ranked 19th.
$902.00 million
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Belgium
Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public per capita $4.74
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than United States
$2.21
Ranked 17th.
Tsunami > Funds pledged per capita $3.24
Ranked 19th. 6% more than United States
$3.05
Ranked 20th.
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Tsunami > Total aid package $65.37 million
Ranked 23th.
$1.00 billion
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Belgium
Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP $206,736.00 per $1 billion
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than United States
$85,361.70 per $1 billion
Ranked 27th.
Tsunami > Total aid package per capita $6.24
Ranked 17th. 84% more than United States
$3.39
Ranked 23th.
Funds commited to Tsunami aid, % of GDP 0.00795%
Ranked 17th. 26% more than United States
0.0063%
Ranked 21st.
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Amounts as percentages of GDP > 2003 or earlier 302
Ranked 13th.
10,880
Ranked 1st. 36 times more than Belgium
Tsunami > Total aid package, % of GDP 0.0173%
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than United States
0.00798%
Ranked 27th.
Funds committed to emergency Tsunami aid, % of GDP 0.00318%
Ranked 16th. 28% more than United States
0.00249%
Ranked 17th.
Tsunami aid commitments as a percent of pledges 86.6%
Ranked 5th.
87.8%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than Belgium
Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public > Per $ GDP $157,179.00 per $1 billion
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than United States
$55,574.50 per $1 billion
Ranked 20th.
Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public, % of GDP 0.0132%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than United States
0.0052%
Ranked 19th.
Tsunami > Funds pledged > Per $ GDP 0.108 per $1,000
Ranked 20th. 40% more than United States
0.077 per $1,000
Ranked 25th.
Tsunami > Funds pledged by NGOs and public $49.70 million
Ranked 15th.
$653.00 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Belgium
Tsunami > Funds pledged, % of GDP 0.00901%
Ranked 20th. 26% more than United States
0.00718%
Ranked 23th.

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; 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.; OECD, Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters; Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The 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.; OECD, Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The 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, Alert net by Reuters, Sify news and The Age; Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters; OECD, October, 2005. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; OECD, October 2005. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; OECD, October, 2005.; OECD, Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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