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Natural Disasters

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Natural Disasters.

Background Information

A natural disaster is an event such as a tornado, flood, earthquake, tsunami or volcanic eruption that causes unimaginable destruction and devastation. Use the following sources to learn more about natural disasters and the social, environmental, and financial impact that they can have on communities.