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Definition
See Natural disasters - economic damages definition. Climatological disaster refers to hazard caused by long-lived, meso- to macro-scale atmospheric processes ranging from intra-seasonal to multi-decadal climate variability. Indicator calculations: The proportion of GDP is based on million United States dollar values from EM-DAT divided by GDP in current United States dollars.

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Industrial accident, Gas leak (total damage, millions) Economic loss due to disasters (millions of current USD) Deaths and missing persons due to disasters, by hazard type (number) Industrial accident, Radiation (total deaths)

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