Number of natural disasters worldwide

Number of natural disasters* worldwide in 2010, by type of disaster

Number of natural disasters worldwide The statistic shows the number of natural disasters worldwide in 2010, by type of disaster. In 2010, there were 182 floods worldwide.
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Number of natural disasters* worldwide in 2010, by type of disaster

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Number of natural disasters
Flood182
Storm83
Landslide29
Extreme temperatures29
Earthquake23
Forest fire7
Volcano6
Number of natural disasters
Flood182
Storm83
Landslide29
Extreme temperatures29
Earthquake23
Forest fire7
Volcano6
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The statistic shows the number of natural disasters worldwide in 2010, by type of disaster. In 2010, there were 182 floods worldwide.
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Release date
October 2011
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2010
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*A natural disaster is an occurrcence that fulfils at least one of the following criteria:
At least 10 fatalities.
At least 100 affected persons.
State of emergency declared.
Appeal for national international help.
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