Top 10 most important natural disasters by number of victims in 2016 (in millions)

Natural disasters with the most victims in 2016 This statistic shows the ten most important natural disasters by number of victims in 2016. In 2016, around 330 million people were victims of the drought occurred in India throughout 2016.
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Number of victims in millions
Drought, January-December (India)330
Winter storm Jonas, Janurary85
Drought, June (China)60
Drought, January-December (Ethiopia)10.2
Drought, June-August (China)10
Drought, January-December (Malawi)6.7
Drought, January-December (Somalia)4.7
Drought, January-December (Zimbabwe)4.3
Drought, January-December (Haiti)3.6
Drought, February-November (South Sudan)3.6
Number of victims in millions
Drought, January-December (India)330
Winter storm Jonas, Janurary85
Drought, June (China)60
Drought, January-December (Ethiopia)10.2
Drought, June-August (China)10
Drought, January-December (Malawi)6.7
Drought, January-December (Somalia)4.7
Drought, January-December (Zimbabwe)4.3
Drought, January-December (Haiti)3.6
Drought, February-November (South Sudan)3.6

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This statistic shows the ten most important natural disasters by number of victims in 2016. In 2016, around 330 million people were victims of the drought occurred in India throughout 2016.
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October 2017
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2016

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