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Disasters Stats: compare key data on Cuba & United States

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.
  • Hurricane Ivan > Impact > Deaths and damage > Damage > > 2004 USD: Damage to properties caused by hurricane Ivan of 2004.
  • Hurricane Ivan > Impact > Deaths and damage > Direct > Deaths: Deaths caused directly by hurricane Ivan of 2004.
STAT Cuba United States
Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best 4.5
Ranked 5th. 29% more than United States
3.5
Ranked 37th.
Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best per million 0.399
Ranked 38th. 36 times more than United States
0.0112
Ranked 82nd.
Hurricane Ivan > Impact > Deaths and damage > Damage > > 2004 USD $1.2 billion<ref name="WMO 2004 summary"/> $13 billion
Hurricane Ivan > Impact > Deaths and damage > Direct > Deaths 0<ref name="WMO 2004 summary"/> 25

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.; Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Hurricane Ivan

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