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Flood Disaster in Pakistan

The flood inundates up to one quarter of the country and causes the deaths of over 1700 people.

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Famine in East Africa

The region is plagued by the worst famine in centuries, leading to death, disease, and mass migration.

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Last Great Famine in Northern Europe

During the three “great hunger years,” 270,000 people die.

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Bengal Famine of 1770

As many as ten million people die as a result of the severe famine.

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Great Deccan Famine

A severe famine hits the Deccan region in India from 1630–1632.

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Great Famine of 1876

A great drought and subsequent famine strikes Southern India from 1876–1878.

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Eruption of Mount Tambora

The eruption kills nearly the entire population of the island of Sumbawa and destroys the coasts of two further Indonesian islands. The spread of ash clouds leads to "the year without summer."

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