GLOBAL CATASTROPHES, 2014
  Number of incidents Deaths Insured loss ($ millions)
Floods 61 3,064 $9,137
Storms 85 1,195 18,397
Earthquakes 15 897 313
Drought, bush fires, heat waves 10 335 150
Cold, frost 6 745 53
Hail 5 7 6,164
Other natural catastrophes 7 823 34
Total natural catastrophes 189 7,066 $27,749
Man-made disasters 147 5,711 $6,958
All catatrophes (1) 336 12,777 $34,708
(1) Based on events classified by Swiss Re as a catastrophe. The threshold is $19.6 million in insured losses for maritime disasters, $39.3 million for aviation disasters and $48.8 million for other losses or $97.6 million in total economic losses; or at least 20 dead or missing, 50 injured or 2,000 made homeless. Source: Swiss Re, sigma, 2/2015.