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2010: A Disastrous Year

Natural disasters killed more than a quarter million people in 2010, the deadliest year in more than a generation. Haiti was especially hit hard from a January earthquake that left more than 230,000 believed dead and a cholera epidemic that followed, killing thousands months later.

An interactive that profiles notable disasters of the past year is shown here.