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Affected people are those requiring immediate assistance during a natural disaster-related emergency including food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance. The definition includes cases of infectious disease introduced in a region or a population that is normally free from that disease, expressed as thousands in a year or average number in thousands over a period of years.

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Natural disasters - biological, people injured Industrial accident, Gas leak (number of events) Natural disasters, number of events Natural disasters - geophysical, total people affected, thousands

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