|Natural Disasters and Hazards
Natural and man-made disasters, preparedness, impacts, and mitigation.
Online publications, data, bibliographies, and other information relevant to the sociology of disasters.
Links to websites about volcanos, earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, hurricanes, thunderstorms, and floods.
Archived information, from 1981 to the present, about major natural disasters, including floods, droughts, fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, and cyclones, focussing on international humanitarian relief efforts. From the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Government Department of Agriculture and Cooperation information resource, including reports on recent and current disasters and information on management initiatives.
Information about a variety of manmade and natural disaster-related websites. Quick reference and access to realtime data.
Provides information on coastal natural hazards (such as hurricanes and shoreline erosion), hazard planning, and things that can be done to reduce personal and economic losses. From U.S. National Sea Grant College Program.
Notes from this workshop on the effectiveness of heat related health watch systems.
Natural disaster information, probability, statistics links and other information. Also provides survival kits and other survival products
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.