Top Ten Worst Disasters Ever

These disasters were the biggest events that shocked the entire world when they hit.

The Top Ten

1 Boxing Day Tsunami, 2004

This tsunami will be remembered as Mother Nature unleashed creating a massive tsunami that struck 15 countries killing at least 250,000 people and displaced 1.7 million locals. - jordy2603

2 9/11 Terror Attacks, 2001

US drops two nuclear bombs on Japan killing hundreds of thousands of innocent people, including children and no one in the US seems to care about what happened. Some planes fly into the towers killing a handful of people compared to the nukes, all the sudden it's a huge thing for some reason. How in the world can you put this before Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

How can they go and do this to us. I feel horrible for those people who fell like they could have done something to save that person they lost. They might fell like crap, but it isn't your fault. It was that Muslim leader who planned this in the late 1900's.

This isn't natural disaster. It was caused by HUMAN impact...

Well that was war, the us was provoked to bomb them especially after pearl harbor, these radical Muslims are just killing people for no reason!

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3 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, 2011

The Japanese Were Hit by two disasters at the same time. What's more than getting killed by drowning or falling to your death?

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4 Pompeii, 79AD

The Pompeii disaster was Mount Vesuvius blowing it's lid causing a massive ash cloud to hang over the city of Pompeii for a day and a half killing hundreds and preserving the city in hardened ash - jordy2603

5 Hurricane Katrina, 2005

The category 5 storm that smashed into New Orleans is remembered as the event which sparked a start to creating stronger warnings for storms. It also flooded eighty percent of New Orleans cutting off food and water - jordy2603

6 Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1945
7 Krakatoa Volcano, 1883

When it exploded, Krakatoa created a force stronger than an atomic bomb that made a massive tsunami which submerged 100 villages and causing over 36,000 deaths - jordy2603

8 Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing, 1945

One of the worst crimes against humanity makes the list. The nuclear explosions killed many instantly and affected thousands more with radiation poisoning. - jordy2603

Really one of the worst crimes against humanity? If the war had continued more people would've died.

Truman was really dumb to make that decsion. I think It was one of the WORST PRESIDENTAL DECSIONS EVER! - Andyman234

9 Bosnian Genocide, 1993-1995
10 Great Chilean Earthquake, 1960

The biggest earthquake in history measuring 9.5 killed at least 5,700 including 138 in Japan and 61 in Hawaii. 2 million were left homeless - jordy2603

The Contenders

11 Pearl Harbor, 1941

This isn't NATURAL DISASTER. It was caused by HUMAN impact.

12 Tri-State Tornado, 1925
13 Chernobyl Disaster, 1986

Tons of radioactive materials out of the plant.

April 26, 1986- Ukraine.

14 Hurricane Wilma, 2005
15 Sinking of the RMS Titanic, 1912

Those poor people without lifeboats, having to die in the freezing water at night with no hope... -

16 Peshtigo Wildfire, 1871

This wildfire is the worst recorded wildfire in US history that killed an estimated 1,000 people and burnt through millions of miles - jordy2603

17 San Bernardino WildFires 2016
18 Hurricane Irma, 2017
19 Sewol Ferry Disaster in South Korea, 2014

Ferry are upside down - SpencerJC

20 Hurricane Harvey 2017
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1. 9/11 Terror Attacks, 2001
2. Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1945
3. Pompeii, 79AD
1. Boxing Day Tsunami, 2004
2. Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, 2011
3. Hurricane Katrina, 2005
1. Boxing Day Tsunami, 2004
2. Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, 2011
3. 9/11 Terror Attacks, 2001



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