Mexico is located in the southern part of the North American. The majority of the Mexican population lives in the centre of the country. Mexico is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and thus has active volcanoesism and frequent seismic activitiesactivity (Encyclopædia Britannica). The disaster type with the highest occurrence is storms, with 57 occurrences (46% of disaster recorded), followed by floodings (37 occurrence, 30%). Storms areis also the deadliest disaster type between 2000 and 2018, with 628 fatalities (32% of fatalities recorded). It is closely followed by flooding (547 fatalities, 28%) and earthquake (505 fatalities, 25%). The deadliest disaster event between 2000 and 2018 was an earthquake in 2017 (7.1 on the Richter’s scale) in 2017, which resulted in 369 fatalities. The disaster type affecting the most people in Mexico is storm, with 6 162 462 affected people (44% of people affected). The disaster event that affected the most people was a drought that started in September 2011 and that affected over 2 500 000 people.