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natural disasters wordnet sense
  1. A natural disaster is the effect of a natural hazard (e.g., flood, tornado, hurricane, volcanic eruption, earthquake, or landslide) that affects the environment, and leads to financial, environmental and/or human losses. ...
  2. The Natural Disasters were a tag team composed of Earthquake (John Tenta) and Typhoon (Fred Ottman) who competed in the World Wrestling Federation as a team between 1991 and 1993.
  3. (A Natural Disaster) A Natural Disaster is an album by the British rock band Anathema. It was released on 3 November 2003 in the United Kingdom and on 24 February 2004 in the United States through Music For Nations.
  4. (Natural Disaster (song)) "Natural Disaster" is the first single from the Plain White T's second worldwide album (fifth overall) Big Bad World. It was released to pop radio on August 8, 2008. ...
  5. (natural disaster) Any natural phenomenon that causes great damage and loss of life; The emergency situation that is the consequence of such an event
  6. (Natural Disaster) A disaster caused by the elements such as flood, earthquake, tornado, lightning, etc.
  7. (Natural disaster) Any flood, high water, wind-driven water, drought, fire, hurricane, tornado, storm, earthquake, tidal wave, volcano, or other natural occurrence causing significant damage. (DOE. TRADE Glossary and Acronyms of Emergency Management Terms. ORAU 91/K-37. November 1991.)
  8. (NATURAL DISASTER) Any event of force of nature caused by environmental factors that has catastrophic consequences. ...
  9. (Natural disaster) A natural occurrence resulting in structural damage that has or could cause injury, death, property damage, and/or interruption of services.
  10. (natural disaster) a process taking place in the natural environment that destroys human life, property, or both
  11. (natural disaster) any terrible event, not caused by human activity, that results in deaths, injuries, or damage to property
  12. Climate change will increase the risk of both floods and droughts. Ninety percent of disaster victims worldwide live in developing countries, where poverty and population pressures force growing numbers of people to live in harm's way—on flood plains and on unstable hillsides. ...
  13. (earthquake, flood, etc.)