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Indicator 11.5.2: Direct economic loss in relation to global GDP, damage to critical infrastructure and number of disruptions to basic services, attributed to disasters

California’s Disaster Office of Emergency Services Administered Costs (in 2018 Dollars, in Billions)

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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California is prone to various disasters, most notably those from excessive rain (flooding and other storm damage), fires, and earthquakes. Disaster costs have varied widely over time depending on the number, type, and location of disasters.

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State of California

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Costs in 2018 Dollars, in Billions

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Indicator name

Direct economic loss in relation to global GDP, damage to critical infrastructure and number of disruptions to basic services, attributed to disasters

Indicator number

11.5.2

Target name

By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations

Target number

11.5

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

2

UN custodian agency

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

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California Legislative Analyst’s Office

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State of California

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