disaster is an event that is caused by the natural forces of the earth and results in great damage and possibly loss of life. Each year, the earth experiences natural disasters. When natural disasters occur in heavily populated areas, a lot of people may lose their lives. A recent example is the Italian earthquake of 2016, where over 200 people died. The deadliest of all earthquakes happened in 1556 in China, where approximately 830,000 people lost their lives. Watch this video to learn about the various kinds of natural disasters that can occur in the world.