zai1
disaster; calamity

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雹灾 雹災 bao2 zai1
disaster caused by hail

成灾 成災 cheng2 zai1
disastrous; to turn into a disaster

虫灾 蟲災 chong2 zai1
insect damage; destruction of crops by pest insects

次生灾害 次生災害 ci4 sheng1 zai1 hai4
secondary disaster (e.g. epidemic following floods)

大灾 大災 da4 zai1
calamity; catastrophe

多灾多难 多災多難 duo1 zai1 duo1 nan4
to be plagued with misfortunes; precarious

泛滥成灾 泛濫成災 fan4 lan4 cheng2 zai1
flood causes disaster (idiom); fig. swamped with work

防灾 防災 fang2 zai1
disaster prevention; to protect against natural disasters

风灾 風災 feng1 zai1
wind damage; disaster caused by storm

股灾 股災 gu3 zai1
market crash

旱灾 旱災 han4 zai1
drought

洪灾 洪災 hong2 zai1
flood

回禄之灾 回祿之災 hui2 lu4 zhi1 zai1
to have one's house burned down; fire disaster

火灾 火災 huo3 zai1
fire (that burns buildings etc)

减灾 減災 jian3 zai1
measures to reduce disasters

救灾 救災 jiu4 zai1
to relieve disaster; to help disaster victims

救灾救济司 救災救濟司 jiu4 zai1 jiu4 ji4 si1
emergency aid committee (of PRC Ministry of Civil Affairs 民政部)

救灾款 救災款 jiu4 zai1 kuan3
disaster relief funds

救灾物资 救災物資 jiu4 zai1 wu4 zi1
relief provisions; material assistance

抗灾 抗災 kang4 zai1
defense against natural disasters

抗震救灾指挥部 抗震救災指揮部 kang4 zhen4 jiu4 zai1 zhi3 hui1 bu4
earthquake relief headquarter

牢狱之灾 牢獄之災 lao2 yu4 zhi1 zai1
imprisonment

破财免灾 破財免災 po4 cai2 mian3 zai1
a financial loss may prevent disaster (idiom)

祈福禳灾 祈福禳災 qi2 fu2 rang2 zai1
to pray for luck and sacrifice to avoid disasters (i.e. traditional superstitions)

抢险救灾 搶險救災 qiang3 xian3 jiu4 zai1
to provide relief during times of emergency and disaster (idiom)

祛邪除灾 祛邪除災 qu1 xie2 chu2 zai1
to drive away demons to prevent calamity (idiom)

攘灾 攘災 rang3 zai1
to ward off calamities; to avoid disaster

受灾 受災 shou4 zai1
disaster-stricken; to be hit by a natural calamity

受灾地区 受災地區 shou4 zai1 di4 qu1
disaster area

霜灾 霜災 shuang1 zai1
frost damage (to crop)

水灾 水災 shui3 zai1
flood; flood damage

逃灾避难 逃災避難 tao2 zai1 bi4 nan4
to seek refuge from calamities

天灾 天災 tian1 zai1
natural disaster

天灾地孽 天災地孽 tian1 zai1 di4 nie4
catastrophes and unnatural phenomena; Heaven-sent warnings

天灾人祸 天災人禍 tian1 zai1 ren2 huo4
natural and man-made disasters (idiom); natural calamities (flood, drought, earthquake) added to human calamity (fire, famine, war, Microsoft software)

消灾 消災 xiao1 zai1
to avoid calamities

消灾避邪 消災避邪 xiao1 zai1 bi4 xie2
to avoid calamities and evil spirits

幸灾乐祸 幸災樂禍 xing4 zai1 le4 huo4
lit. to take joy in calamity and delight in disaster (idiom); fig. to rejoice in other people's misfortune; Schadenfreude

灾变 災變 zai1 bian4
catastrophe; cataclysmic change

灾变论 災變論 zai1 bian4 lun4
catastrophism; the theory that geological change is caused by catastrophic events such as the Biblical flood

灾变说 災變說 zai1 bian4 shuo1
catastrophism (theory that geological changes are brought about by catastrophes such as the biblical flood)

灾场 災場 zai1 chang3
disaster area; scene of accident

灾害 災害 zai1 hai4
calamity; disaster

灾害链 災害鏈 zai1 hai4 lian4
series of calamities; disaster following on disaster

灾后 災後 zai1 hou4
after a catastrophe; post-traumatic

灾荒 災荒 zai1 huang1
natural disaster; famine

灾祸 災禍 zai1 huo4
disaster

灾民 災民 zai1 min2
victim (of a disaster)

灾难 災難 zai1 nan4
disaster; catastrophe

灾难片 災難片 zai1 nan4 pian4
disaster movie

灾难性 災難性 zai1 nan4 xing4
catastrophic

灾情 災情 zai1 qing2
disastrous situation; calamity

灾区 災區 zai1 qu1
disaster area; stricken region

灾星 災星 zai1 xing1
comet or supernova viewed as evil portent

灾殃 災殃 zai1 yang1
disaster

招灾惹祸 招災惹禍 zhao1 zai1 re3 huo4
to invite disaster

赈灾 賑災 zhen4 zai1
disaster relief

震灾 震災 zhen4 zai1
earthquake damage

重灾 重災 zhong4 zai1
severe disaster

重灾区 重災區 zhong4 zai1 qu1
area particularly hard-hit by a disaster; disaster area

自然灾害 自然災害 zi4 ran2 zai1 hai4
natural disaster