Sites and categories devoted to events of large-scale damage and destruction. Misfortunes include both natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes, and also accidents and failures of human judgment or technology. Disasters By Topic History Society.
Developing countries suffer the greatest costs when a disaster hits – more than 95 percent of all deaths caused by hazards occur in developing countries, and losses due to natural hazards are 20 times greater (as a percentage of GDP ) in developing countries than in industrialized countries. (wikipedia)
- Disaster A serious disruption, occurring over a relatively short time, of the functioning of a community...
- Disaster! (musical) Disaster! is a musical comedy created by Seth Rudetsky, and written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack...
- Major Disaster A former DC Comics supervillain and reluctant amoral superhero.
- "Disaster" (Star Trek: The Next Generation) The fifth episode of the fifth season of the American science fiction television series Star...
- Disaster! Disaster!: A Major Motion Picture Ride...Starring You!
- "Disaster" (song) A song recorded by American recording artist JoJo and released as a buzz single initially for her...
- Desaster A black/thrash metal band formed in Koblenz, Germany in 1988.
- Official Disaster City www
Official reports, City, news articles, and photos of manmade disasters, including airline crashes and military mishaps. Disaster City.
- Hurricanes, Epic Disasters www
Hurricanes, Disasters, earthquakes, floods, eruptions, tornadoes, disease and mining. Epic Disasters.
- Details Click2Disasters www
Details of the sinkings of the Lusitania and Titanic, Click2Disasters, the Challenger explosion, the Tenerife airport crash, the Hindenberg disaster, and the Galveston hurricane. From Awesomestories.com. Click2Disasters.
- The National Security Archive: Shoot Down in Peru www
The Secret U. Security Archive: Shoot Down in Peru.S. Debate over intelligence sharing in Peru and Colombia. National Security Archive: Shoot Down in Peru.
- Investigates Gander: The Untold Story www
Investigates what really happened on December 12th, The Untold Story, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland when Arrow Air flight MF1285R crashed. Gander: The Untold Story.
- On-line Blackout History Project www
On-line investigation of famous power failures in the northeastern US and eastern Canada, History Project, including those in 1965, 1977, and 2003. Archives of contemporary accounts are combined with contributions of blackout survivors. Blackout History Project.
- A Exit Mundi www
A variety of apocalypses: meteors, Mundi, black holes, technological disasters, weird physical phenomena, religious writings, robots, and aliens. Exit Mundi.
- This Possible Future Global Catastrophes www
This survey considers earthquake, Future Global Catastrophes, pandemic, alien aggression, interplanetary impact, supernova, ice age, nuclear catastrophe, bioterror, and nanotech robot aggression. Possible Future Global Catastrophes.
- Relief AmeriCares www
Relief organization provides domestic and international assistance. AmeriCares. Programs listed by country, photo galleries, press releases and donation information. AmeriCares.
- Morgan Grenada Relief Fund www
Morgan Freeman's foundation to help rebuild Grenada after the hurricanes of 2004 and 2005. Relief Fund. Information on this island nation, press, donations. Grenada Relief Fund.
- Primary Arise and Build: The Great Fire and its Aftermath www
Primary sources, and Build: The Great Fire and its Aftermath, including accounts, editorials, and photographs, of the October 27, 1895 fire which destroyed the University of Virginia. Arise and Build: The Great Fire and its Aftermath.
- On Our Lady of the Angels School Fire, December 1, 1958, Chicago, IL www
On December 1, Lady of the Angels School Fire, December 1, 1958, Chicago, IL, 1958, Our Lady of the Angels school in Chicago caught fire, killing 92 children and 3 nuns. Contains photos and information about this tragic fire, its victims and survivors. Our Lady of the Angels School Fire, December 1, 1958, Chicago, IL.
- Titanic, PBS Online - Lost Liners www
Titanic, Online - Lost Liners, Lusitania, Empress of Ireland, Britannic, Andrea Doria. PBS Online - Lost Liners.
- Contemporary Volturno Ship Disaster www
Contemporary articles about a fire in 1913 on a ship from Rotterdam. Volturno Ship Disaster.
- Alexa: Disasters By Topic
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Disasters By Topic
- DMOZ: Disasters By Topic
dmoz.org Directory: Disasters By Topic