Example sentences for: disasters

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

  • “The pharma–FDA complex has to be dismantled,” said Graham, “and the American people have to insist on that, otherwise we're going to have disasters like Vioxx that happen in the future.”

  • 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.

  • We can (and do) view weather satellite photos of any spot on Earth with a click, hear forecasts 24/seven, and watch live footage of weather disasters on television.

  • Last year, in fact, was a banner year for calamity: FEMA found itself responding to 75 major disasters and eight emergencies so designated by the White House.

  • responding to floods and other natural disasters by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and

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