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In the last two decades (1989-2006) the average annual incidence of major disasters in these countries varied, depending of the type of the hazards that cause disasters. It seems that floods are most common disasters in the region and that Serbia and Montenegro is most frequently affected country. Serbia and Montenegro reported occurrence of flood, wind, and technological disaster once every two years. However, other countries are affected only once in every 4-5 years or less. The least frequent disasters in the region are those caused by earthquake, even the region is known as a seismic vulnerable region.