Top 40 Deadliest Catastrophes in History

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15. Yellow River flood

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The Yellow River in China is extremely susceptible to floods. In 1887, this led to the flooding of 50,000 square miles. According to various sources, this catastrophe has killed from 900,000 to 2,000,000 people. Farmers tried to build dams but this didn’t help neither them, nor their houses survive.

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