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Number Of World Natural Disaster Events By Peril, 2018 (1)


Peril Number of events
Flooding 116
Severe weather (2) 112
Earthquake 58
Tropical cyclone 52
Winter weather 26
Drought 12
Wildfire 11
European windstorm 10
Other 10

(1) Natural disasters that cause at least US$25 million in insured losses; or 10 deaths; or 50 people injured; or 2,000 filed claims or homes and structures damaged. As of September 13, 2019.
(2)Includes severe convective storms such as thunderstorms, tornadoes and hailstorms, straight-line winds and flooding that could occur with these storms.

Source: Aon.