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Disasters Stats: compare key data on United States & Venezuela

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  • 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 United States Venezuela
Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best 3.5
Ranked 37th. 27% more than Venezuela
2.75
Ranked 65th.
Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best per million 0.0112
Ranked 82nd.
0.0932
Ranked 66th. 8 times more than United States
Hurricane Ivan > Impact > Deaths and damage > Damage > > 2004 USD $13 billion unknown<ref name="WMO 2004 summary"/>
Hurricane Ivan > Impact > Deaths and damage > Direct > Deaths 25 3<ref name="WMO 2004 summary"/>

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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