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Emerging markets: Disasters stats

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.
  • Tsunami > Death toll: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).
  • Tsunami > Death toll per million: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Figures expressed per million population 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 > Foreigners death toll: The number of foreigners feared dead is in the range of thousands. Only 112 foreigners have been confirmed dead and the countrywise breakup of the persons identified is given below (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).
  • Tsunami > Foreigners death toll per million: The number of foreigners feared dead is in the range of thousands. Only 112 foreigners have been confirmed dead and the countrywise breakup of the persons identified is given below (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 > 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 aid recipients: Amount of aid (in US Dollars) recieved for Tsunami relief efforts. Total funds committed.
  • Tsunami aid recipients > Per $ GDP: Amount of aid (in US Dollars) recieved for Tsunami relief efforts. Total funds committed. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Tsunami aid recipients per capita: Amount of aid (in US Dollars) recieved for Tsunami relief efforts. Total funds committed. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT EMERGING MARKETS TOTAL EMERGING MARKETS AVERAGE DATES
Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best 51.75
19% of surveyed countries
3.45
5% more than average
2011
Disaster risk reduction progress score > 1-5 scale; 5=best per million 0.1
44 times less than average
2011
Storm deaths > 2009 103
4 times more than average
2009
Tsunami > Death toll 124,864
71% of surveyed countries
24,972.8
2 times more than average
2005
Tsunami > Death toll per million 111.99
2 times less than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing 250
4% of surveyed countries
31.25
5 times less than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreign tourists missing per million 0.671
17 times less than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll 47
11% of surveyed countries
5.22
2 times less than average
2005
Tsunami > Foreigners death toll per million 0.0666
13 times less than average
2005
Tsunami > Funds pledged $87.21 million
1% of surveyed countries
$21.80 million
6 times less than average
2005
Tsunami > Total aid package $279.21 million
4% of surveyed countries
$69.80 million
3 times less than average
2005
Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP $18,164.99 per $1 billion
24 times less than average
2005
Tsunami aid recipients $1.66 billion
62% of surveyed countries
$415.50 million
40% more than average
2005
Tsunami aid recipients > Per $ GDP 1.97 per $1,000
13% of surveyed countries
0.492 per $1,000
4 times less than average
2005
Tsunami aid recipients per capita $1.87
20 times less than average
2005

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