Natural disasters

For too long, mankind has been defying the planet, believing it could have the advantage over mother nature. However, history has proven that to be wrong and will continue to do so over and over again. Would it be volcanoes, hurricanes, tsunamis or earthquakes, when nature unleashes its fury, everything goes. This page contains bits and parts of stories relating history's greatest natural disasters. We never know when the next terrible disaster will strike, but these emergency management degrees can give you a career of helping to prepare for them and save lives.

This is our section devoted to the natural disasters.

The eruption of Mount Pélée (1902)

The eruption of Mount Pélée (1902)


The worst volcanic disaster of the 20th Century. The eruption caused about 26,000 to 36,000 casualties and destroyed the city of Saint-Pierre.