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Natural Disasters: Planning & Recovery: Types of Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters General Information

Natrual disasters are geological, hydrological, and meteorological phenomenons that can cause massive damage to property and loss of life. They occur all over the world and can often happen unexpectedly.

The links on this page lead to general resources about mulitple types of disasters, while pages on specific disasters can be found from this tab's drop down menu.

NOAA's Storm Prediction Center

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Definitions and Descriptions

CDC Public Health Matters

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