Impact of major disasters and emergencies on Canadians 2014

How Canadians were impacted by major emergencies and disasters in 2014

Impact of major disasters and emergencies on Canadians 2014 This statistic shows the type of impact felt by those Canadians that experienced a major emergency or disaster in Canada in 2014. Twenty-nine percent of Canadians that experienced a disaster or emergency in Canada in 2014 had to evacuate their homes.
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How Canadians were impacted by major emergencies and disasters in 2014

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Percent of impacts experienced
An inability to use electrical appliances63%
A need to miss school or work61%
A need to miss an appointment or planned activity52%
An inability to heat or cool home44%
A need to boil drinking water44%
An inability to use water at home for tasks38%
An inability to prepare hot meals at home35%
Other short-term impacts34%
Loss of property or financial impacts32%
An inability to store perishable food at home29%
A need to leave or evacuate home29%
An inability to use roads or transportation within the community28%
An inability to communicate with people outside of household13%
Long-term psychological consequences8%
Major physical injuries or health consequences3%
Other long-term impacts1%
Percent of impacts experienced
An inability to use electrical appliances63%
A need to miss school or work61%
A need to miss an appointment or planned activity52%
An inability to heat or cool home44%
A need to boil drinking water44%
An inability to use water at home for tasks38%
An inability to prepare hot meals at home35%
Other short-term impacts34%
Loss of property or financial impacts32%
An inability to store perishable food at home29%
A need to leave or evacuate home29%
An inability to use roads or transportation within the community28%
An inability to communicate with people outside of household13%
Long-term psychological consequences8%
Major physical injuries or health consequences3%
Other long-term impacts1%
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This statistic shows the type of impact felt by those Canadians that experienced a major emergency or disaster in Canada in 2014. Twenty-nine percent of Canadians that experienced a disaster or emergency in Canada in 2014 had to evacuate their homes.
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