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.
- 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.
- Memorial Channel Airways Dakota G-AGZB www
Memorial site for the passengers and crew of this flight which crashed in thick fog on the Isle of Wight, Airways Dakota G-AGZB, UK. Includes background information to the flight, on the crash and aircraft, a tribute to Ted Price, news reports, and image gallery. Channel Airways Dakota G-AGZB.
- 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 Let's Save the Future www
A critical situation, Save the Future, arising due to a rapid development of the natural sciences, creation of powerful means of destruction and the use of ancient, military methods of resolving conflicts, is considered. Let's Save the Future.
- Virtual WWW Bomb Shelter www
Virtual "bomb shelter, Bomb Shelter," based on instructions from Soviet Union Cold-War-era pamphlets, offers information on preparing for nuclear attacks, as well as histories and descriptions of various nuclear weapons. WWW Bomb Shelter.
- News Health Beat - Detoxification Clinic Offers Hope for WTC Responders www
News of a detox program that is helping WTC firefighters overcome the after-effects of toxic exposure from their relief efforts. Health Beat - Detoxification Clinic Offers Hope for WTC Responders.
- Dedicated International Relief Teams www
Dedicated to organizing volunteer teams to provide medical and non-medical assistance to victims of disaster and poverty. Relief Teams. Newsletter, achievements, volunteer programs and donation information. International Relief Teams.
- List Fires and Explosions www
List of dates, and Explosions, places, and death tolls of some of history's worst fires. Fires and Explosions.
- 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.
- An Lancastria Association of Scotland www
An organization which aims to raise awareness of the sacrifice made on June 17, Association of Scotland, 1940 when an estimated 4000 people lost their lives when the troopship was sunk by German bombers. General information, victim's list, gallery, and news. Lancastria Association of Scotland.
- Titanic, PBS Online - Lost Liners www
Titanic, Online - Lost Liners, Lusitania, Empress of Ireland, Britannic, Andrea Doria. PBS Online - Lost Liners.
- Alexa: Disasters By Topic
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Disasters By Topic
- DMOZ: Disasters By Topic
dmoz.org Directory: Disasters By Topic