Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters. Emergency Events Database (CRED-EM-DAT)

CRED promotes research, training, and information dissemination on disasters. It aims to enhance the effectiveness of developing countries' disaster management capabilities; as well as fostering policy-oriented research. The main objective of the EM-DAT is to serve the purposes of humanitarian action at national and international levels. The database contains essential core data on the occurrences and effects of over 16,000 mass disasters in the world, from 1900 to the present day.