The ten natural disasters with the most fatalities in 2016

Natural disasters - most fatalities 2016 This statistic shows the ten natural disasters that claimed the most fatalities in 2016. The earthquake in Ecuador, occurred in April 2016, caused a total of 676 fatalities.
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Number of fatalities
Earthquake, April (Ecuador)676
Hurricane Matthew, September (Haiti)546
Flood, August (Korea D.P.R.)538
Heat wave, April (India)300
Earthquake, August (Italy)296
Flood, June (China)289
Flood, July (China)289
Flood, July (India)254
Flood, November (Zimbabwe)246
Flood, May (Sri Lanka)203
Number of fatalities
Earthquake, April (Ecuador)676
Hurricane Matthew, September (Haiti)546
Flood, August (Korea D.P.R.)538
Heat wave, April (India)300
Earthquake, August (Italy)296
Flood, June (China)289
Flood, July (China)289
Flood, July (India)254
Flood, November (Zimbabwe)246
Flood, May (Sri Lanka)203

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This statistic shows the ten natural disasters that claimed the most fatalities in 2016. The earthquake in Ecuador, occurred in April 2016, caused a total of 676 fatalities.
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October 2017
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2016

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