Example sentences for: disasters

How can you use “disasters” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Germany's Die Welt, under the front-page headline "1998--A Year of Catastrophes," reported the Worldwatch Institute in Washington as saying that a record 32,000 people have already died this year in natural disasters around the world.

  • It has also launched an effort to increase the number of flood insurance policyholders-something that had not been a traditional focus of the agency but that is now understood as being critical to helping individuals recover from disasters.

  • coordinating and directing prompt restoration of telecommunications services in support of national security and emergency preparedness needs during crises such as natural disasters or war, and

  • The centerpiece of the movie is a montage of disasters to the tune of "Ain't That a Shame," but it ain't a shame, really: It's an exhilarating spectacle.

  • FEMA's new, "all-hazard" mission takes a multifaceted, sequential approach to managing disasters: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

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