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23 Dec 2016 description
EM-DAT preliminary data shows that during this year, 301 country-level natural disasters in 102 countries caused more than 7,000 deaths and US$97 billion of economic damages.
09 May 2014 description
The report found that current satellite imagery does not allow for the detailed analysis required for damage assessments in humanitarian contexts, and provides recommendations for improvements.
11 Dec 2012 description
In 2012 so far, floods were the most frequent disaster occurring in Asia (44%), accounted for 54% of the death toll, 78% of people affected and 56% of all economic damages in the region.