The Best Guide For Preparing And Surviving A Disaster There are many kinds of disasters. Some are natural and some are results of human activities. Humans are always at risk whether they believe it or not. Coastal states fear tsunamis. Countries within the Ring of Fire fear the effects of volcanic eruptions. Deserts and landlocked areas are prone to sand storms while snow-covered countries are prone to blizzards. There are also hurricanes wreaking havoc in their wake all the world. Aside from these natural disasters, man-made disasters such as terrorism, outbreak of viruses, wars, and others pose risks to a lot of people. Through the course of history, you can see that disasters left humans helpless to the point that they are unable to tend to themselves and their families leaving many casualties behind.