Natural disasters are something which is not in the hands of the human beings and can occur at anytime and anywhere in this whole world. Any unpleasant event that occurs naturally and cause the loss of lives, property and all other things are called as the natural disasters. There are some countries in this world that are very much prone to such natural disasters and each year one or the other natural event occurs that turns out to be a nightmare for the people living in those countries. Here we are going to talk about such ten countries which are very much prone to such natural disasters and where the people face most number of natural disasters. So here is our list of such top ten nations.
Our list starts with a South East Asian country named as Cambodia. The official name of this country is Kingdom of Cambodia. Phnom Penh is the capital city of this country. Thailand and Vietnam are the neighbouring countries of this nation. This country has been very prone to natural disasters and there have been many cases of the Floods, Typhoons and Storms in the recent years. Similarly the country is also affected by the monsoon rain which causes a lot of destruction to the life and property to the people living in this country. Many international agencies are working in this country to restore the peace and give people a much needed support.
The Federative Republic of Brazil is at the number ninth spot in our list of the top ten countries that faces the most natural disasters. This country is situated in the South America. Brasilia is the capital city of this country. Over the years this country has been affected by one or the other natural disasters and that has affected life and property of many people living in Brazil. In recent years there has been the case of Landslide, Storms, Floods and Earthquake which has shaken this country from core.
China also finds a place in our list of the top ten countries that faces the most number of natural disasters. The official name of this country is People’s Republic of China. Beijing is the capital city of China. China is one such country in the world which faces lots of natural disaster. Floods and Earthquake are the major natural disasters that have occurred in this country. Apart from these two this country has also faced the condition of famine. All these natural disasters have put a pause button on the development of this country but people have fought back and have bravely faced the situation.
India also finds a place in our list. This South Asian country faces numerous natural disasters every year and so it has found a place in our list too. New Delhi is the capital city of this country. Every year a number of natural disasters occur in this country and they are Droughts, Floods, Avalanches and also Cyclones. Hail is also one such natural disaster that causes lots of damage in this country. All these natural disasters cause lots of loss of life and property but the people here have been standing tough and facing these situations.
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is the nation that we have at the number sixth spot in our list. This country is situated in the South Eastern part of the Asia. Hanoi is the capital city of this country. Vietnam is one such country which faces lots of natural disaster and that ranges from Storm to Floods and also the Epidemic. Many people have been affected by all these natural disasters and all of them have cause a huge loss of life and property to the people of Vietnam.
The official name of this country is Kingdom of Tonga. This country is situated in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. Altogether there are 176 islands that come under the name of Kingdom of Tonga. Being an island nation it is so very prone to the natural disasters. The capital city of this country is Nuku’alofa. Earthquake and the Tropical Cyclones are the most occurring natural disaster in this island nation which has resulted in huge loss of life and property over the years. All these natural disaster give a break to the development work that is going around the country and spreads harm to the people living there.
The country which is at the number forth spot in our list is Vanuatu. The official name of this country is Republic of Vanuatu and is in fact an island nation. This country is situated in the Pacific Ocean. The capital of this country is Port Vila. There have been many Earthquakes in this country which has not only halted its progress in different fields but have also resulted in the huge loss of the life and property. Being an island nation Storm is very common which results in loss of dear one as well as the properties. Each year many people die here due to Storm, Earthquake, Volcano and Cyclones.
Another country which has faced a lot of natural disasters is Indonesia. This country is in fact one of the most prone natural disaster occurring nations in this whole world. The various developments and other social works have been affected by the occurring of all these natural disasters. Many international agencies including the United Nation are working to restore peace in this country. Indonesia is situated in the South Eastern portion of the Asia continent. The capital city of this country is named as Jakarta. Over the years this country has faced many natural disasters such as Flood, Tornado, Cyclone and also by Forest Wildfires.
All major international surveys have rated Philippines as one such nation which is very much prone to the natural disasters and in fact this nation has faced many natural disasters over the years. The republic of Philippines is a sovereign country which is situated in the Southeast portion of the Asia continent. Manila is the capital city of this country. Prior to Manila, Quezon City was the capital of this country. Since they are very close to the sea they are more likely to get affected by the Cyclones, Floods and even Tsunami. There have been many cases of Floods, Cyclone and even Earthquake in the recent years here in this country which has affected the life and property.
1. United States of America
The country which has the top most spot in the countries that faces the most natural disasters in this whole world is none other than United States of America. Washington DC is the capital city of this country. There are number of natural disasters that have happened in this country over the years. The latest one was named as Sandy which halted the major portion of United States for two to three days. There has been a huge loss of life as well as the property due to this disaster. Over the years this country has faced many disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Snowfalls, Wildfires, Cyclone, Earthquake and also the landslides.Google+