Statistics disasters: who and where are killed by the disaster


According to the researchers, in the past decade the world has registered a record number of natural disasters, from the 2004 Asian tsunami to Hurricane "Katrina" in the U.S..

In this case, the scientists claim that improved collection of information on natural disasters can not explain their increasing frequency.

Between 2000 and 2010, natural disasters affected about 2.7 billion people, or more than a third of the world population, although in the last decade, the number of deaths has dropped significantly.

In which regions are most affected by the

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Heavy rain has killed more than a hundred Chinese


In southern China for 10 days — from June 3 — poured torrential rains. Rains caused floods, landslides, debris flows, as a result of which, as of Monday morning, 105 people were killed and 63 were missing. This was reported by RIA Novosti, citing the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the PRC. According to RBC, more than 60,000 people were evacuated. Total flood affected about 8.5 million people in China.

The most affected provinces of Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou and Jiangxi. It severed power lines, people were left without telephone service. Downpours triggered landslides in

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Dozens of deaths from floods in China

Over the past few days showers and thunderstorms killed 16 people in the northern and southern regions of China. From damage due to floods in some degree affected about 1.5 million people.

In Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region floods killed six people, caused damage of more than 450 thousand people, destroyed thousands of homes and nearly sank nearly 17 thousand hectares of new crops. Direct economic losses of 128 million yuan (20.3 million U.S. dollars). Earlier this week, the rains in Guangxi will not stop, but the rescue operation will run continuously. Floods were under attack and the more northern parts

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Element in Italy claimed eight lives

The official number of victims of bad weather that hit in the last days of the northern and central regions of Italy, reached 8 people. On Sunday in the town of Vara Borghetto in Liguria from the ruins of the house recovered the body of 60-year-old Rita Kotstsani, a local teacher. Several people are still reported missing.

The country is gradually heals wounds, there are works on clearing roads of debris, repair bridges, power lines. In Liguria and neighboring Tuscany, along with civilian rescue workers and volunteers helping to restore the affected area of

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In the state of Connecticut, were severely affected by the snow storm, a regime of emergency

U.S. President Barack Obama today signed a decree on the introduction of state of emergency in Connecticut, badly affected by the snow storm on October 29-30. This was said in here the press service of the White House.

"The President has authorized the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Federal Agency for Emergencies / FEMA / coordinate all efforts to help the people," — the document says. In addition, FEMA, according to the order of Obama, entitled "free to use all necessary to mitigate the effects of the emergency resources and equipment."Intense snowfall began in the

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China: Earthquake 6.0 in Xinjiang, 144 thousand victims

November 1, 2011. About 143.8 thousand people were injured and more than 2,453 houses were damaged in the earthquake of magnitude 6.0, which occurred on Tuesday morning in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China.

Profiles of the victims have not yet been reported. According to official data, the damage was 63.6 thousand houses, of which seriously affected 25.1 thousand dwellings, economic loss of 358 million yuan (56.4 million dollars).

More than 400 rescue teams were sent to the affected areas for rescue and recovery operations. All the victims were evacuated to safe areas. Work began on the

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Fish mortality in the Netherlands


21.07.11.Kak predicted Dutch ichthyologists, upon the occurrence of heat last week, in some documented cases of closed basins fish mortality from summer Zamora.

At the beginning of the death of fish is not affected even local heavy rains that hit some parts of the country.

Mass Zamora marked in two reservoirs. The first was a pond Peony in Groningen. In general, the existence of fish in this pond are often threatened. Thus, in one of the frosty winters thick ice caused massive winter freeze.

Since the fish fauna of the pond is quite frequently affected by natural disturbances, the

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Are new to Bangkok floods

Thai authorities announced new possible flooding in Bangkok. According to Euronews, the city is the water from the flooded province of Ayutthaya, and while you can not divert flows. Bangkok City Hall has urged residents to evacuate if possible. The city is surrounded by water, the difficulties began with the supply, resulting in there prices spiked food. City residents are trying to save their cars and park them on the racks, and even at the stadium.

According to, water broke through the levees that protected one of the airports in Bangkok. Don Mueang air hub serves mainly

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Philippines floods the big water

Around 5000 people were forced to flee their homes because of the floods in the north-eastern part of the large island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines. At least two people were killed. The disaster affected provinces of North and South of Surigao and Dinagat Islands that are part of the administrative district of Karaga.

City government and the province of Surigao Surigao North had to resort to forced evacuation, which has touched 4.8 thousand people.

In all, flooding has affected at least 100,000 people in the province of North Surigao.

Landslides caused by heavy rains

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Nine people were killed in rains in Nicaragua

Heavy rains that struck Nicaragua, caused the death of nine people, with 5.2 thousand people in the country have suffered, said Tuesday the channel Telesur.

Raining in the Central American country for two weeks. All the victims — local farmers drowned in over the banks of rivers.

According to the latest data, the water element has flooded more than a thousand homes, another 30 structures destroyed. Knocked down hundreds of trees, disrupted transport on the Pan American Highway, passing through Nicaragua.

Authorities carry out operations on the affected all necessary. In particular, they brought food, warm clothes and

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