oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Worst natural disasters

Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... HERE IS A LIST of the worst natural disasters in recorded history. Currently, the 2004 South Asia tsunamis would have the highest fatality count for a tsunami event, surpassing a tsunami in 1896 that killed 27 000 people in Japan. 2004 - South Asia An earthquake causes tsunamis that hit Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India, Thailand and other South Asian nations. The death toll stands at more than 160 00 and is expected to rise 2003 - Iran A 6, 3 quake devastates the city of Bam, killing more than 50 000 people 1999 - Venezuela The death toll is still ..

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