en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_catastrophic_risk

A global catastrophic risk is a hypothetical future event which could damage human well-being ... Similarly, in Catastrophe: Risk and Response, Richard Posner singles out and groups together events that bring .... In 2009, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) hosted a conference to discuss ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disaster

A disaster is a serious disruption, occurring over a relatively short time, of the functioning of a community or a society involving widespread human, material, ...

adventure.howstuffworks.com/10-possible-future-disasters.htm

Could a massive quake threaten global disaster in the future? ... The line that divides an incident from a disaster is defined by a society's preparedness and ...

www.ifrc.org/en/what-we-do/disaster-management/about-disasters/definition-of-hazard

Definitions and characteristics of various natural and man-made disasters. ... as the threat of pandemics, that will shape humanitarian assistance in the future.

www.nap.edu/read/1840/chapter/2

A Safer Future: Reducing the Impacts of Natural Disasters (1991) ... Yet people in many sectors of society remain unaware of the natural hazards they face and ...

www.nap.edu/read/1840/chapter/5

A Safer Future: Reducing the Impacts of Natural Disasters (1991) .... such as Sigma Delta Chi and the Radio-Television News Directors Association, should be ...

theconversation.com/five-global-catastrophes-that-could-happen-tomorrow-48420

Oct 1, 2015 ... Five global catastrophes that could happen tomorrow .... technology-reliant society, it could knock out many satellite systems, disabling global communications, the ... We can only hope that the same can be said for the future .

www.sciencedaily.com/news/earth_climate/natural_disasters

Natural Disaster News and Research. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, tsunamis and other ... Western Fires and Future Risks to Water Security ...

www.brookings.edu/on-the-record/natural-disasters-human-rights-and-the-role-of-national-human-rights-institutions

Most people who are displaced by natural disasters remain within the ... international and national non-governmental organizations, civil society, and IDP  ...