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Definition
See Natural disasters - economic damages definition. Hydrological disaster refers to a hazard caused by the occurrence, movement, and distribution of surface and subsurface freshwater and saltwater. 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, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Number of people whose destroyed dwellings were due to disasters (number) Natural disasters - hydrological, total people affected, thousands Damaged health facilities due to disasters (number)

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