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calamity / disaster / CL: 個|个
disaster / catastrophe
fire (that burns buildings etc)
to take measures to mitigate the impact of disasters (including prevention, preparation, and support for stricken communities)
  *灾* | 灾* | *灾
disaster / calamity
to relieve disaster / to help disaster victims
disaster-stricken / to be hit by a natural calamity
natural disaster
disaster movie
disaster prevention / to protect against natural disasters
after a catastrophe / post-traumatic
disaster area / stricken region
flood / flood damage
lit. to take joy in calamity and delight in disaster (idiom); fig. to rejoice in other people's misfortune / Schadenfreude
natural disaster
disaster relief
to provide relief during times of emergency and disaster (idiom)
area particularly hard-hit by a disaster / disaster area
comet or supernova viewed as evil portent
to avoid calamities
disastrous situation / calamity
natural disaster / famine
catastrophe / cataclysmic change
defense against natural disasters
disastrous / to turn into a disaster
victim (of a disaster)
market crash
disaster area
secondary disaster (e.g. epidemic following floods)
natural calamities and man-made disasters (idiom)
lit. to flood (idiom) / fig. rampant / in plague proportions
calamity / catastrophe
insect damage / destruction of crops by pest insects
to be plagued with misfortunes / precarious
earthquake damage
series of calamities / disaster following on disaster
disaster area / scene of accident
disaster relief funds
damaging storm / destructive typhoon
plague of locusts
State Council Earthquake Relief Headquarters
severe disaster
disaster caused by hail
a financial loss may prevent disaster (idiom)
frost damage (to crop)
to invite disaster
catastrophism / the theory that geological change is caused by catastrophic events such as the Biblical flood
catastrophism (theory that geological changes are brought about by catastrophes such as the biblical flood)
to have one's house burned down / fire disaster
to ward off calamities / to avoid disaster
to avoid calamities and evil spirits
emergency aid committee (of PRC Ministry of Civil Affairs 民政部)
to seek refuge from calamities
catastrophes and unnatural phenomena / Heaven-sent warnings
to drive away demons to prevent calamity (idiom)
to pray for luck and sacrifice to avoid disasters (i.e. traditional superstitions)

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