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Definition
See Natural disasters - people affected definition. Geophysical disaster refers to a hazard originating from solid earth. This term is used interchangeably with the term geological hazard. Indicator calculations: Per thousand population figures are based on population figures.

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Natural disasters, meteorological, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Number of people affected by disaster (number) Housing loss due to disasters, by hazard type (millions of current USD) Disruptions to health services due to disasters (number)

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