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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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Natural disasters, biological, economic damages, million 2005 $/yr Damaged critical infrastructure due to disasters, number (SDG 11.5.2) Cultural loss due to disasters (millions of current USD) Natural disasters, economic damages, $ GDP

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