What was the worst natural disaster in 2014?

What was the worst natural disaster in 2014?

Two disasters killed more than 500 people in 2014: the Ludian county earthquake in China, in March (731 deaths) and a cold wave in Peru (505 deaths). Regarding the total number of victims (140.7 million), it appears to be, in 2014, 29.3% below its 2004-2013 annual average (199.2 million).

What was the worst natural disaster in 2015?

Here are six of the worst natural disasters in 2015 and how World Vision responded.

  • Massive earthquake devastates Nepal.
  • Flood of a century soaks Chennai, India.
  • Heat wave hits southern India.
  • Typhoon Komen, monsoon rains inundate Myanmar, Bangladesh, India.
  • Malawi and Mozambique reel from massive floods.

What is the biggest environmental disaster in history?

Chernobyl disaster in 1986 in Chernobyl, Ukraine killed 49 people and was estimated to have damaged almost $7 billion of property”.

What disaster happened in 2014 in the Philippines?

Disaster description On 1 Feb, Tropical storm Kajiki (locally known as Basyang) crossed over the central Philippines, causing floods and landslides in Cebu and Southern Leyte. Three people were killed and over 18,000 people took shelter in evacuation centers (Govt, 1 Feb 2014).

What natural disaster happened in 2016?

Pages in category “2016 natural disasters”

  • 2016 North Korean floods.
  • 2016 Siachen Glacier avalanche.
  • 2016–17 UK and Ireland windstorm season.

In what year did we have the most number of disaster?

Figure 7 indicates the total number of people affected worldwide by disasters in the past 20 years by year. The most impactful years were 2002, with 658 million people affected, and 2015, with 430 million people affected.

What are the 3 types of disaster?

Findings – Disasters are classified into three types: naturals, man-mades, and hybrid disasters. It is believed that the three disaster types cover all disastrous events. No definition of disaster is universally accepted.