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Economic consequences of a disaster, usually direct (e.g., damage to infrastructure, crops and housing) and indirect (e.g., loss of revenues, unemployment and market destabilization). In each case, the registered figure represents the value of damage at the moment of the event; i.e., the figures are true for the year of the event.

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Complex disasters, people affected, thousands Technological disasters, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Disruptions to educational services due to disasters (number) Number of people whose destroyed dwellings were due to disasters (number)

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