Summary Apathy syndrome is the apathy attribution of persons, foundations, nations or global world against the preparations and arrangements to avoid progression of disaster. In this article, it is aimed to review the collected opinions of authors who are studying causes of apathy syndrome. The factors of avoiding to be prepared against natural disasters can be classified under three main topics; personal, social and cultural. The personal factors or the factors depending on persons are discussed in three sub topics, respectively emotional factors, mind-related factors and behavioral factors. Particularly “resistivity against changes” and “unwilling to abandon habits” are emphasized as the major reasons. The topic, social factors, can be sorted out as insufficient administrative/political volition acting against disaster and being undeveloped among the cultural factors preventing disaster preparations, believing and mystical meaning giving onto “disaster” expression have been reserving spectacular space. Individuals and society are perceiving disaster as a divine punishment and this perceive makes meaningless to get prepared. Consequently, it is evaluated that sensitive to country conditions, culture, sexual discrimination of society, age and special disability circumstances, and also versatile, deep and penetrating, keeping continuity, analytically approaching formal education can resolve disaster troubles of countries. Authors of this article have emphasized crucially to establish an academy of disaster contributed every kind of disciplines as soon as possible in the world.