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Definition
See Natural disasters - economic damages definition. Geophysical disaster refers to a hazard originating from solid earth. This term is used interchangeably with the term geological hazard. 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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Natural disasters, biological, people made homeless thousands Damaged critical infrastructure due to disasters, number (SDG 11.5.2) Complex disasters, number of events Housing loss due to disasters, by hazard type (millions of current USD)

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