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Country Profile - Technological Disasters

The information on natural disasters presented here is taken from
EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database.
In order for a disaster to be entered into the database at least one of the following criteria has to be fulfilled:

Data on technological disasters are presented in three forms:

Top 10 Technological Disasters - number killed:
Disaster type Date No Killed
Top 10 Technological Disasters - number affected:
Disaster type Date No Affected

Created on Apr-3-2007. - Data version v06.06

Source:"EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database, www.em-dat.net - Université catholique de Louvain - Brussels - Belgium"

For some technological disasters there is no exact day or month for the event, and for other disasters (particularly pre-1974) the available record of the disaster does not provide an exact day or month.

Summarized Table of Technological Disasters in from to
  # of Events Killed Injured Homeless Affected Total Affected Damage US$ (000's)

Created on Apr-3-2007. - Data version v06.06

Source:"EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database, www.em-dat.net - Université catholique de Louvain - Brussels - Belgium"

*Events recorded in the CRED EM-DAT. First Event: /, Last Entry: /.

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