Vocabulary on devastated places

Floods  
Millions are still in dire need of assistance  
The raging torrent that pulverised, devoured and buried so much is, for the most part, a thing of memory  
Broken bridges, mud-encrusted fields  
Chaos erupted 
Their village is a broken jigsaw of rubble and bricks  
War
blasted away
disease
blinding light
extensive damage
refugees
rebelion
Devastation
survivors
worst-hit areas
dire shortage of water
Tsunamis
Earth tearing itself part
swifter evacuation
Earthquake
Vital role in ensuring security  
Dig victims out  
Humanitarian assistance team  
wave that smashed into    
Hurracaine
Buildings that crumbled  
The water rushed in  
A storm that remade the landscape