Definitions for natural disaster
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Any natural phenomenon that causes great damage and loss of life.
The emergency situation that is the consequence of such an event.
A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss of life or property damage, and typically leaves some economic damage in its wake, the severity of which depends on the affected population's resilience, or ability to recover. An adverse event will not rise to the level of a disaster if it occurs in an area without vulnerable population. In a vulnerable area, however, such as San Francisco, an earthquake can have disastrous consequences and leave lasting damage, requiring years to repair.
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An emergency situation posing significant danger to life and property that results from a natural cause. See also domestic emergencies.
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It was a natural disaster but also a man-made catastrophe.
It is a natural disaster. Nobody is to be blamed, airAsia is still the best.
In a way, without fire and brimstone, this is a natural disaster, a technological failure and natural disaster.
She is a filial, beautiful and smart daughter. It is a painful loss. it is a natural disaster. Nobody is to be blamed.
But the situation was a bit less complicated than today because it was a natural disaster not a crisis with very deep political complexities.
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