What is a Disaster in EM-DAT?
Data Structure and Content Description
Basic Relational Structure of the Various Components of a Disaster Event in EM-DAT
Content and Presentation of the Database as Publicly Available
Historical and Current Classification System of Disasters
Definitions of Disaster Types
Additional Information About the Hazard Extent
What Type of Information Is Collected to Evaluate the Impact of a Disaster? How Is It Aggregated, Reported, or Adjusted?
Standards for Administrative Regions
Where Do the EM-DAT Figures Come From?