Natural Disaster Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 761.2 [Title 7 – Agriculture; Subtitle B Regulations of The Department of Agriculture; Chapter VII Farm Service Agency, Department of Agriculture; Subchapter D Special Programs; Part 761 General Program Administration; Subpart A General Provisions], natural disaster is “unusual and adverse weather conditions or natural phenomena that have substantially affected farmers by causing severe physical or production, or both, losses.”