This category serves as a collection and reference point for those parts of earth science concerned with earthquakes, hurricanes, and other natural events causing damage and destruction. Resources include educational materials for dealing with natural disasters, links to other categories exploring more particular hazards, and research on disasters as such.
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American Experience: Fatal Flood
Companion site to the PBS documentary about the 1927 flooding of the Mississippi River. Includes timeline, maps, profiles of people and events, teacher's guide, and info about the film.
Volunteer driven resource that lists sites and information, such as charities, news, and relief efforts, relating to natural disasters.
Degassing Lakes Manoun and Nyos
History of the 1986 disaster at Lake Nyos and details of a plan to mitigate the effect of future disasters through degassing. Includes a webcam at Lake Nyos.
Disaster Research Center
Online publications, data, bibliographies, and other information relevant to the sociology of disasters.
US Geological Survey resources on hazards related to earthquakes, landslides, and geomagnetism.
Global Risk Identification Program
GRIP targets areas of the world where disaster is a major factor in reducing sustainable development. Its objectives are to improve the evidence base for disaster risks and improve risk management strategies.
Natural Disaster Management in India
Government Department of Agriculture and Cooperation information resource, including reports on recent and current disasters and information on management initiatives.
Natural Disasters Association
Provides information on different types of disasters, courses, education and a forum.
The Natural Hazards Center
Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Information on human adaptation to disaster.
The Natural Hazards Mitigation Group at University of Geneva
Research and training programs on volcanic and seismic hazards and their mitigation, as well as disaster response.
A Procedure to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Two Watch Warning Systems
Notes from this workshop on the effectiveness of heat related health watch systems.
Web companion to the PBS show, produced by New York's WNET, on natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes. Includes detailed animations, QuickTime movies, survivors' stories, and links.
Societal Aspects of Weather
Organization which measures the impact of weather on people.
Urban Survival Tools
Natural disaster information, probability, statistics links and other information. Also provides survival kits and other survival products
USGS -- Hazards Theme
Public-education gateway to U.S. Geologic Survey information on hazards.
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