Number of natural disaster victims by continent and type of disaster 2015 (in millions)


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This statistic shows the number of victims from natural disasters around the world by continent and the type of disaster which occurred in 2015. In 2015, Asia had around 31.46 million victims as a result of hydrological disaster.
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October 2016
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Geophysical: earthquake, volcano, mass movement (dry)
Meteorological: storm
Hydrological: flood, mass movement (wet)
Climatological: extreme temperature, drought, wildfire

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