Word forms: (regular plural) natural catastrophes
nounRelated wordsAn accident or event that happens because of natural causes can also be called an
act of God. Force majeure is similar, but also includes events caused by humans, such as war. ( Insurance : Commercial insurance )
The lessons learned from earthquakes and hurricanes provide important strategies to
understand natural catastrophe risk exposures.
The policy rider covers a company in case of loss of revenue due to forced shut-down
because of a natural catastrophe such as an earthquake or a fire or flood.
A natural catastrophe is an unexpected event, caused by nature, such as an earthquake or flood, in which
there is a lot of suffering, damage, or death.
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