Number of people affected by flooding per million population in the WHO European Region

Figure Created 05 Oct 2012 Published 20 Nov 2012 Last modified 06 Nov 2014, 10:27 AM
Number of people affected by flooding per million population in the WHO European Region (total over the period 2000–2011). ‘People affected’, as defined in EM-DAT, are people who require immediate assistance during a period of emergency, including displaced or evacuated people. EM-DAT/CRED and the Dartmouth Flood Observatory were analysed to determine the flooded countries in the WHO European Region and the impact of these floods.

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EM-DAT defines "affected" as "People requiring immediate assistance during a period of emergency, i.e. requiring basic survival needs such as food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance. Appearance of a significant number of cases of an infectious disease introduced in a region or a population that is usually free from that disease."

Map also cover Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

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