Natural Disasters with the Worst Financial Impact

Natural disasters often strike without warning, causing death and destruction which usually results in significant financial devastation as well. While the total economic impact of the 2010 Haiti earthquake is not yet known, the cost is expected to be in the billions. Here is a look at the most costly natural disasters in history.

Natural Disasters with the Worst Economic Impact

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Written by Jeff Springer

Jeff Springer

Jeff Spring is the Finance & Markets Editor at He's currently spending his days backpacking across Europe. While he may be living outside of the United States, he stays connected to American financial markets and M&A's more than is probably healthy for any single person. His love of a good book and a Bloomberg terminal can't be understated.