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Definition
See Natural disasters - total people affected 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.

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Technological disasters, economic damages, million $ Damaged dwellings due to disasters, by hazard type (number) Industrial accident, Gas leak (number of events) Cultural loss due to disasters (millions of current USD)

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