People affected by natural disasters in the U.S. 1900-2016, by disaster type

Number of people affected by natural disasters in the United States from 1900 to 2016, by disaster type

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 17, 2016
People affected by natural disasters in the U.S. 1900-2016, by disaster type This statistic shows the number of people that were affected by different types of natural disasters in the United States from 1900 to 2016. A total of approximately 13.5 million people have been affected by tropical cyclones in the United States from 1900 to 2016.
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Number of people affected by natural disasters in the United States from 1900 to 2016, by disaster type

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Number affected
Tropical cyclone 13,513,083
Riverine flood 11,983,396
General flood 962,527
Land fire (Brush, Bush, Pastur) 692,240
Parasitic disease 403,000
Convective storm 334,785
Forest fire 112,524
Ground movement 75,247
Flash flood 44,120
Viral disease 3,602
Ash fall 2,500
Landslide 290
Heat wave 31
Number affected
Tropical cyclone 13,513,083
Riverine flood 11,983,396
General flood 962,527
Land fire (Brush, Bush, Pastur) 692,240
Parasitic disease 403,000
Convective storm 334,785
Forest fire 112,524
Ground movement 75,247
Flash flood 44,120
Viral disease 3,602
Ash fall 2,500
Landslide 290
Heat wave 31
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 17, 2016
This statistic shows the number of people that were affected by different types of natural disasters in the United States from 1900 to 2016. A total of approximately 13.5 million people have been affected by tropical cyclones in the United States from 1900 to 2016.
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