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Definition
See Natural disasters - economic damages definition. The technological disaster refers to 3 sub-groups which are industrial accident, transport accident and miscelleanous accident. Indicator calculations: The proportion of GDP is based on million United States dollar values from EM-DAT divided by GDP in current United States dollars.

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Natural disasters - hydrological, total people affected, per 1,000 pop Housing loss due to disasters, by hazard type (millions of current USD) Natural disasters - climatological, economic damages, % GDP Industrial accident, Poisonning (total damage % GDP)

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