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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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Natural disasters - meteorological, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Industrial accident, Oil spill (total deaths) Number of people whose destroyed dwellings were due to disasters (number) Damaged critical infrastructure due to disasters, number (SDG 11.5.2)

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