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See Natural disasters - economic damages definition. Meteorological disaster refers to a hazard caused by short-lived, micro- to meso-scale extreme weather and atmospheric conditions that last from minutes to days. Indicator calculations: Data are converted from millions of United States dollars to 2005 US dollars millions using Implicit Price deflators (NAMAD).

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Deaths and missing persons due to disasters (number) Natural disasters, hydrological, number of events Natural disasters, hydrological, deaths/yr Industrial accident, Chemical spill (number of events)

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