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Pakistan Floods-Historical Natural Disaster Events

Pakistan Floods-Historical Natural Disaster Events

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Pakistan Floods - Historical Natural Disaster Events Number of a ected people per year due to oods in Pakistan

*
About
Million

13.8 million a

ected people (as of 9 Aug) 2010

15

10
1976 1973

1992 2005

5

0

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

Ten biggest natural disasters in Pakistan: By number of a ected population*
Million

15

Flood

Drought

Earthquake

Storm 1992 2005

2010

10
1976 1973 1978

5

1996 1990

1999

2007 2010

0

1950

1960

1970

1980

2000

Number of natural disaster events in Pakistan since 1900*
67 23
Flood Earthquake

23
Local storm/ Tropical cyclone

20
Avalanche/ Landslide

15
Extreme temperature

10
Epidemic

1
Drought

*The information on natural disasters presented here is taken from EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database. In order for a disaster to be entered into the database at least one of the following criteria has to be ful lled: a)10 or more people reported killed; b)100 people reported a ected; c) a call for international assistance; d) declaration of a state of emergency. Creation date: 9 Aug 2010 Data sources: OFDA/CRED, Govt. of Pakistan. Feedback to ochaavmu@un.org

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