Disaster is a very common phenomenon to the human society. It has been experienced by us since time immemorial. It has varied forms .Some are natural and some are human made disasters. It has been a challenge for society across  communities and countries.Disaster causes major loss to people and their property..Everything gets vanished. People are becoming more and more vulnerable to disasters of all types, including earthquake, flood, cyclones, landslides, droughts, accidents, plane crash, forests fire, etc.When they occur they surpass all preparedness and eagerness of society and pose bigger challenge to them. We cannot stop them as some are natural.So,we should try to adopt some preventive measures like we should use light weight materials for onstruction of buildings in earthquake prone areas.There are many preventive measures that we should adopt .In this way we can be saved from disasters.