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World's Worst Natural Disasters

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Rated 9 points - posted 9 years ago by JDBLists in category Other.
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2004 Indian Ocean earthquake/tsunami Report Abuse
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The Bubonic Plague Report Abuse
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The bubonic plague changed the course of civilizations over the course of several centuries. This is likely the most significant pandemic in human history.
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1970 Bhola cyclone Report Abuse
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1918–1920 Spanish Influenza Pandemic Report Abuse
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Another significant pandemic, Spanish flu killed as many as 100,000,000 people and gave us Edward the vampire. Way to go, Spanish flu, way to go.
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526 Antioch earthquake Report Abuse
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tristate tornado Report Abuse
you dont want to know
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i want to know
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1976 Tangshan earthquake Report Abuse
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Swine Fly Report Abuse
Killed over 100,00 people
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1986 Lake Nyos Limnic Eruption Report Abuse
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1839 India Cyclone Report Abuse
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1972 Iran Blizzard Report Abuse
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Hurricain Katrina Report Abuse
One billion dollar damage over3,000 deaths just in New Orleans.
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1931 China floods Report Abuse
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Discounting pandemics, these floods constitute the most deadly natural disasters in human history. As many as 4 million people died.
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1920 Haiyuan earthquake Report Abuse
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1815 Mount Tambora eruption Report Abuse
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79 Vesuvius eruption Report Abuse
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The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius buried the happy little Roman island of Pompeii, killing everyone but preserving them as well. Hurray for archeology.
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1883 Krakatoa eruption Report Abuse
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1958–1961Great Chinese Famine Report Abuse
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Likely exacerbated by policy decisions by the Chinese government, the famine claimed the lives of anywhere from 5 to 40 million people.
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1887 Yellow River flood Report Abuse
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1556 Shaanxi earthquake Report Abuse
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1975 Banqiao Dam flood Report Abuse
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1989 Saturia-Manikganj Sadar Tornado Report Abuse
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