Asia’s Worst Floods Since 2000

YEAR

LOCATION

DEATHS

TOTAL LOSSES ($B)

INSURED LOSSES ($M)

INSURED LOSSES/TOTAL (%)

2010

China: various parts

2,451

19.1

380

2

2003

China: Yangtze, Huai

923

10.1

<1

2010

Pakistan: Indus

1,760

9.5

100

1

2004

China: Yangtze, Yellow, Huai

1,196

8.3

<1

2007

China: Huai

900

7.9

<1

2006

India: Gujarat, Orissa

365

5.3

400

8

2002

China: various parts

900

5.2

<1

2004

India, Bangladesh, Nepal

2,200

5.0

<1

2005

India: Mumbai

1,150

5.0

770

15

2008

Myanmar: Tropical Cyclone Nargis

140,000

4.0

<1

2007

Oman: Tropical Cyclone Gonu

49

3.9

650

17

2007

Bangladesh: Tropical Cyclone Sidr

3,200

3.7

<1

2008

China: Pearl

212

2.7

<1

2005

China: Pearl

685

2.5

<1

2000

India: Osten, Norden

1,429

1.9

<1

2007

Indonesia: Jakarta

90

1.7

410

24

2000

Japan: Typhoon Saomai

9

1.5

1,050

72

2010

Oman, Pakistan: Tropical Cyclone Phet

39

1.1

150

14

2007

Tajikistan

13

1.0

<1

2007

Pakistan: Tropical Cyclone Yemyin

420

0.9

<1

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