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EM-DAT: The International Disaster Database

EM-DAT: The International Disaster Database

The main objective of the database is to serve the purposes of humanitarian action at national and international levels.  EM-DAT contains essential core data on the occurrence and effects of mass disasters in the world from 1900 to present. The database is compiled from various sources, including UN agencies, non-governmental organisations, insurance companies, research institutes and press agencies.


 


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