Hurricane Katrina Disaster Statistics

Hurricane Katrina Statistics Data
Total number of homes destroyed 353,000
Total number of deaths 1,833
Percent of deaths caused by drowning 40 %
Percent of deaths caused by injury 25 %
Percent of deaths caused by heart conditions 11 %
Total damage caused $180,000,000,000
Total number of displaced people in the Gulf region 1,092,000
Total number of people housed in shelters at their peak 273,000
Katrina Insurance and Federal Aid Statistics Data
Insurance companies paid out $41,100,000,000
Total amount paid out by The National Flood Insurance Program $16,300,000,000
Total number of insurance claims 1,700,000
Percent of financial losses that occurred in Louisiana 63 %
Percent of financial losses that occurred in Mississippi 33 %
FEMA relief payments that the Government Accountability Office later deemed improper or fraudulent $1,000,000,000
New Orleans Katrina Statistics Data
Total homes destroyed 100,000
Number of residents before Katrina 483,663
Number of residents immediately after Katrina 200,000
Relief efforts have brought the population up to 378,715
Percent of the city that was flooded 80%
Budget amount congress set aside to rebuild the cities levee $14,000,000,000
Fatalities by State Fatalities
Alabama 2
Florida 14
Georgia 2
Louisiana 1,577
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Sources: FEMA, Insurance Information Institute, The Data Center, U.S. Census Bureau
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 6, 2016

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Tsunami Statistics

Tsunami Disaster Statistics from 1980 – 2008 Data
No of events: 18
No of people killed: 229,551
Average people killed per year: 7,916
No of people affected: 2,481,879
Average people affected per year: 85,582
Ecomomic Damage $10,046,000,000
Ecomomic Damage per year $346,414,000
Top 10 Disasters Reported  
Affected People Date Affected
Sri Lanka 2004 1,019,306
India 2004 654,512
Indonesia 2004 532,898
Somalia 2004 105,083
Thailand 2004 67,007
Indonesia 2006 35,543
Maldives 2004 27,214
Myanmar 2004 15,700
Papua New Guinea 1998 9,867
Malaysia 2004 5,063
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Tsunami Deaths Date Killed
Indonesia 2004 165,708
Sri Lanka 2004 35,399
India 2004 16,389
Thailand 2004 8,345
Papua New Guinea 1998 2,182
Indonesia 2006 802
Somalia 2004 298
Maldives 2004 102
Vanuatu 1997 100
Malaysia 2004 80
Economic Damage Costs Date Cost
Indonesia 2004 $4,451,600,000
Sri Lanka 2004 $1,316,500,000
India 2004 $1,022,800,000
Thailand 2004 $1,000,000,000
Bangladesh 2004 $500,000,000
Malaysia 2004 $500,000,000
Myanmar 2004 $500,000,000
Maldives 2004 $470,100,000
Kenya 2004 $100,000,000
Somalia 2004 $100,000,000
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Sources: Disaster Prevention Organization
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Date research was conducted: September 5, 2016

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