From Snowmageddon to Iceland's volcano eruption, 2010 was a year filled with natural and man-made (BP oil spill) disasters that changed the world.
Snowmageddon blanketed the U.S. East Coast in early 2010 with record snowfall.
The earthquake in Port-au-Prince on January 13, 2010, destroyed the presidential palace, schools, hospitals and shanties.
Avalanches killed at least 157 people in Salang tunnel in Parwan province, China, on February 10, 2010.
Cars lie overturned after a powerful earthquake in Santiago, Chile, on February 27, 2010.
March 3, 2010: A boy walks over soil after a landslide in Bududa, 228 miles east of the Ugandan capital of Kampala.
An aerial photograph shows flooding at Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, Tennessee, on May 2, 2010.
Steam and ash float out to the northern Atlantic from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano on April 19, 2010.
Millions of gallons of oil poured into the Gulf of Mexico after an April 20 explosion on an offshore rig.
October 16, 2010: A villager, displaced by floods, leads his buffalo through the floodwaters in Pakistan's Sindh province.
Disaster strikes twice in Indonesia. First, a tsunami hits west of Sumatra, then a volcano erupted on the island of Java.