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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 - hydrological, total people affected, thousands Natural disasters, number of events Natural disasters - biological, people injured Natural disasters - hydrological, economic damages, % GDP

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