Definition of natural disaster in English:

natural disaster

Syllabification: nat·u·ral dis·as·ter


  • A natural event such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane that causes great damage or loss of life: the number of people suffering food crises as a result of natural disasters has tripled in the last thirty years
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    • Electric crews face many hazards after natural disasters.
    • With property damage expected to exceed $100 billion, this will easily go down as the worst natural disaster in the nation's history.
    • When a natural disaster occurs somewhere in the world and people want to help, we'll provide information and an immediate way to contribute.

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