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A natural disaster is any event of force of nature that is caused by environmental factors that has catastrophic consequences. Natural disasters include: avalanches, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, impact events, landslides, mudslides, tornadoes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, typhoons, and volcanic eruptions. http://www.mnui.com/international-insurance-definitions/

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Ossum very useful .Thanks david.:)
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in addition what DAVID O has stated i may state that natural disaster is an act of god as mentioned in various insurance policies and others are man made

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A natural disaster is the consequence or effect of a natural, hazardous event, occurring when human activities and natural phenomenon (a physical event, such as a volcanic eruption, earthquake, hurricane, tsunami, landslide, etc.) become enmeshed. Natural disasters result in catastrophic consequences for living things in the vicinity. This understanding is crystallized in the formulation: "disasters occur when hazards meet vulnerability.

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its helpful for study :)
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natural disasters result when the effects of natural hazards cause great misfortune such as lives and destruction of property.

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A natural disaster is what im looking for ( for a project )

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A natural disaster is an event with a nature, as opposed to human, which cause results in large-scale loss of life or damage to property. It could be related to weather, geology, biology or even factors outside the Earth. Examples are earthquakes, hurricanes, droughts and flooding.

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natural disaster-any event of force of nature that is caused by environmental factors that has catastrophic consequences. Natural disasters include: avalanches, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, impact events, landslides, mudslides, tornadoes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, typhoons, and volcanic eruptions

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