Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT)

Description: 

The Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) is a free and fully searchable database that contains worldwide data on the occurrence and impact of over 20,000 natural and technological disasters from 1900 to the present dayEM-DAT provides an objective basis for vulnerability assessments and rational decision-making in disaster situations. More specifically, it helps policymakers identify the most common disaster types in a given country and the associated impacts on human populations.  

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Duration: 

January, 1999 to September, 2020

Financial resources: 

USAID/OFDA

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