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The Tsunami Disaster in Asia, 2004 : an Annotated Directory of Resources     View
"An annotated directory of Internet resources on the 2004 tsunami disaster in Asia, including news sources, information on relief efforts & donations, missing persons & victim contact information, & impact on affected countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, ...

The Chernobyl Catastrophe: Consequences on Human Health     View
This detailed April 2006 report evaluates the current and potential health consequences of the April 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Topics include cancer (thyroid, leukemia, and other cancers), and non-cancer illnesses (immune functions, endocrine ...

The United Nations and Chernobyl     View
This website "is part of an overall UNDP efforts to raise awareness about the many challenges facing the region affected" by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in April 1986. Features "UN official documents on Chernobyl nuclear accident as ...

Geologic Hazards     View
The Geologic Hazards Team is a part of the US Geological Survey (USGS) which researches the causes of landslides, earthquakes, and other geological phenomena. This site has three main sections: geomagnetism, landslides, and earthquakes. There are als ...

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 8.7, Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 2005 March 28     View
Facts about the Southeast Asia earthquake of March 28, 2005. Provides a map and links to numerous related resources. From the United States Geological Survey (USGS), Earthquake Hazards Program.

The PETS Act: All in a Year's Work     View
This article summarizes the events leading to the passage in October 2006 of the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards (PETS) Act, which "require[s] the Federal Emergency Management Agency to ensure that state and local emergency prepared ...

Can Animals Predict Disaster?     View
This Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Nature program "explores a variety of science-based explanations for unusual animal behavior observed prior to natural disasters." The website features eyewitness accounts of unusual animal behavior, e ...

ABC Qld Flood Crisis Map     View
This Australia-based website used crowd sourcing technologies to track the impact of the 2011 flooding in Queensland, Australia. The site, sponsored by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, received updates from the community, the Queensland Depar ...

The Hurricane of ???38     View
Companion site to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series American Experience describing this unnamed, catastrophic hurricane that slammed against the New England shore, destroyed over 8,000 homes, and resulted in over 700 deaths. Users can catc ...

Extreme Weather Sourcebook 2001: Economic and Other Societal Impacts Related to Hurricanes, Floods, Tornadoes, Lightning, and Other U.S. Weather Phenomena     View
This site presents tables of economic data (and human lightning injury data) for various weather-related disasters. States are listed in alphabetical order and by rank. Historical data, generally from the 1950's to the 1990's, is also included. Addit ...




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