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World's worst natural disasters

Published On: Aug 27 2011 10:11:27 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 11 2013 09:05:15 AM CST

With up to 10,000 feared dead from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, take a look at some of the world's worst natural disasters.

Japan earthquake
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Reuters

In 2011, an 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan, sparking monstrous tsunami waves that reached Hawaii and the U.S. west coast. Nearly 16,000 deaths were reported, although some bodies were never recovered.

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