There are parts of the world that witness natural disasters all the time. There are countries where typhoons hit several times in a year. Those that are located in the Pacific Ring of Fire are also in constant threat of an earthquake. There are some natural disasters that have left significant damage, killing hundreds upon thousands of people. It took several years for some of them to recover, and there are recent disasters in which countries affected are still reeling from the effects. Let us take a look at 7 of the worst natural disasters that have left major devastation. For this list though, only those that occurred in the modern era were included.