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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- From Challenges of Nanotechnology Misuse Cited in Leslie's 'The End of the World' www
From the Foresight Institute (which specialises in nanotechnology). Challenges of Nanotechnology Misuse Cited in Leslie's 'The End of the World'.
- Evangelical ELCA Disaster Response www
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America disaster information center. Disaster Response. News of current hot spots and ongoing church relief efforts. ELCA Disaster Response.
- The New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project www
The New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project works to restore quality of life to persons suffering from toxic exposures at the World Trade Center. New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project.
- List Fires and Explosions www
List of dates, and Explosions, places, and death tolls of some of history's worst fires. Fires and Explosions.
- A Petroleum Oil Fire Disasters in Urhoboland www
A series of articles on fires with photo galleries located in Nigeria's Niger Delta from 1998 to 2000. Petroleum Oil Fire Disasters in Urhoboland.
- Titanic, PBS Online - Lost Liners www
Titanic, Online - Lost Liners, Lusitania, Empress of Ireland, Britannic, Andrea Doria. PBS Online - Lost Liners.
- 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.
- Alexa: Disasters By Topic
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Disasters By Topic
- DMOZ: Disasters By Topic
dmoz.org Directory: Disasters By Topic