Friday, 23 December 2016

Climate Extreme Events in the Oceania from 2006-2015: A summary

The tables and graphs in this post provide a clear profile of disasters and their impacts in the Oceania.

Disaster
Total affected
Total damage
Drought
2,593,384
883,000
Flood
726,730
12,536,747
Storm
700,733
12,804,633
Wildfire
12,609
2,236,000
Extreme temperature
2,000
0

Occurrence of Extreme Events in the Oceania countries from 2006-2015






Country
Total deaths
Australia
777
Papua New Guinea
203
Solomon Islands
79
Fiji
51
Vanuatu
23
Samoa
21
Micronesia
5
New Zealand
4
French Polynesia
1
Tonga
1




Number of deaths and occurrence of extreme events from 2006-2015


Country
Total affected
Total damage
Papua New Guinea
3,075,878
87,000
Australia
357,353
26,241,354
Vanuatu
240,956
449,400
Fiji
149,808
261,526
Solomon Islands
135,166
24,000
Micronesia
35,000
11,000
Samoa
12,703
133,000
Marshall Islands
7,344
0
Tuvalu
4,613
0
Tonga
4,014
34,000
French Polynesia
3,411
11,000
New Zealand
2,957
1,208,100
Cook Islands
2,810
0
Kiribati
1,805
0
Wallis and Futuna
1,252
0
Northern Mariana Islands
360
0
Tokelau
26
0
Palau
0
0