Global Database for Comprehensive Disaster Data
- Over 26,000 records of disasters from 1900 to the present day.
- Data sourced from a diverse organizations: UN agencies, NGOs, insurance companies, research institutes, and press agencies.
- Available in open access for non-commercial use.
- Managed and distributed by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
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