- Armenia's Dec. 7 record quake has killed at least 50,000, injured at least 12,000, left 500,000 homeless and caused $8.4 billion in damages.
- An Aug. 21 quake in Nepal and India took 1,000 lives and left 50,000 homeless.
- Hurricane Joan in October took 70 lives in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, left 300,000 homeless in Nicaragua and caused $65 million in damage in Costa Rica.
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