Day_40 : EM-DAT_disaster trends

I ve just used EM-DAT* to check the disaster trends by continents.

The number of disasters


The number of death


The cost


*D. Guha-Sapir, R. Below, Ph. Hoyois, EM-DAT: The CRED/OFDA International Disaster Database,, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

You can see the general trends. This clearly shows Asia is the most vulnerable continent.
As mentioned before, there are no disasters if there are no people. Also, we can notice that
disasters change from human sufferings to economic damages with the development process
of the countries.