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10 worst disasters over last 100 years


1. 1931 - China Yangtze River flood kills 3M.

2. 1959 - China Widespread floods kill 2M.

3. 1938 and 1939 - China Floods kill 1M in two years.

4. 1970 - Bangladesh Cyclone-induced flooding. kills more than 300,000.

5. 1976 - China Tianjin earthquake kills 255,000.

6. 1991 - Bangladesh Cyclone-induced flooding kills more than 130,000.

7. 2004 - South Asia Boxing Day tsunami kills more than 120,000.

8. 1983 - Thailand Monsoons kill 10,000 in three months.

9. 1988 - Armenia Earthquake kills 100,000.

10. 2003 - Iran Earthquake devastates Bam, killing 50,000.

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