Blue Flower

This set of articles titled "Disasters" was inspired by the book titled "501 Most Devastating Disasters"

 

A bit about David Brown to whom the book was dedicated:

 

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2009/dec/17/david-brown-obituary

 

disaster is a serious disruption of the functioning of a community or a society involving widespread human, material, economic or environmental losses and impacts, which exceeds the ability of the affected community or society to cope using its own resources. WIKIPEDIA

 

 

List_of_natural_disasters_by_death_toll

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_natural_disasters_by_death_toll