Use of steel in construction applications worldwide is widespread, with steel buildings used for commercial as well as residential purposes. Unfortunately, many people are still not convinced about the suitability of steel structures due to their limited knowledge and myths.
When a nation is struck by something disastrous, either natural or human-made, lives are ruined, families are lost, cities crumble, and the country is hit with a devastating blow leaving those affected in a state of turmoil.
Let’s take a look at the top seven worst natural disasters in the us that have accounted for thousands of deaths and millions of heartaches.
- 1900 Galveston Hurricane
- 2017 Hurricane Maria
- 1988–89 North American Droughts
- 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane
- 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
- Great Flood of 1889
- 1893 Cheniere Caminada Hurricane
For more detailed information see the infographic ‘7 Deadliest Natural Disasters in the US History’.