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What are examples of man-made disasters?

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Examples of man-made disasters, which result from human negligence, error or intent, include nuclear warfare, biochemical warfare, nuclear explosions, toxic emissions, global warming, fires, civil unrest and terrorism. Man-made disasters can be catastrophic, causing extensive damage to the environment and resulting in human loss and devastation.

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What are examples of man-made disasters?
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Some of the most devastating man-made disasters in history include the bombing of the Chinese capital of Chongqing during World War II, which left over 2,500 people dead. London���s killer fog, or the Great Smog, that occurred in 1952 left nearly 12,000 people dead. The Bhopal, India disaster, a gas leak, resulted in nearly 30,000 deaths.

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