Natural disasters in the U.S. that affected the most people 1900-2016

This statistic shows the ten natural disasters that affected the most people in the United States between 1900 and 2016. In 2011, Hurricane Irene affected 0.37 million people in the United States.

The ten natural disasters that affected the most people in the United States from 1900 to 2016

Number affected
Flood (June 9, 2008)11,000,148
Storm (September 5, 2004)5,000,000
Storm (September 13, 1999)3,000,010
Storm (September 1, 2008)2,100,000
Storm (August 30, 1985)1,000,000
Wildfire (October 21, 2007)640,064
Storm (August 29, 2005)500,000
Epidemic (January, 1993)403,000
Storm (August 27, 2011)370,000
Storm (September 23, 2005)300,000
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Source

Release date

July 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

1900 to 2016

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