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.
The numerical value of natural disaster in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of natural disaster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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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.
All the things that come together to ensure that people do connect were all there -- it was a natural disaster (as opposed to a man-made humanitarian crisis), it was enormous, completely unexpected.
We've told the Greek authorities that if it was a natural disaster, there would be mobilisation of other assets including from the ministry of defence, so let's call it a civil protection emergency, let's mobilise those assets, because they have plans for that sort of natural disaster.
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