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Tourist destinations: Disasters > Tsunami stats

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  • Death toll: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT TOURIST DESTINATION TOTAL TOURIST DESTINATION AVERAGE DATES
Death toll 85
0% of surveyed countries
42.5
292 times less than average
2005
Death toll per million 155.87
55% less than average
2005
Foreign tourists missing 1,288
22% of surveyed countries
107.33
50% less than average
2005
Foreign tourists missing per million 14.64
31% more than average
2005
Foreigners death toll 78
18% of surveyed countries
8.67
45% less than average
2005
Foreigners death toll per million 1.47
67% more than average
2005
Funds pledged $725.36 million
15% of surveyed countries
$51.81 million
3 times less than average
2005
Funds pledged > Per $ GDP 3.63 per $1,000
34% of surveyed countries
0.259 per $1,000
14% less than average
2005
Funds pledged by NGOs and public $325.53 million
13% of surveyed countries
$54.26 million
91% less than average
2005
Funds pledged by NGOs and public > Per $ GDP $264,374.67 per $1 billion
49% more than average
2005
Funds pledged by NGOs and public, % of GDP 0.0203%
46% more than average
2005
Funds pledged, % of GDP 0.0157%
30% less than average
2005
Total aid package $718.81 million
10% of surveyed countries
$51.34 million
4 times less than average
2005
Total aid package > Per $ GDP $371,575.59 per $1 billion
16% less than average
2005
Total aid package per capita $10.06
18% less than average
2005

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