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.
Volunteer driven resource that lists sites and information, such as charities, news, and relief efforts, relating to natural disasters.
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.
Online publications, data, bibliographies, and other information relevant to the sociology of disasters.
Provides news and updates about earthquakes and volcanoes. Includes tips on preparedness and articles.
A 3D map of the world giving a real-time visual depiction of active earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.
US Geological Survey resources on hazards related to earthquakes, landslides, and geomagnetism.
Network for persons affected by natural disasters. Operated by the International Committee of the Red Cross, in cooperation with the tracing services of the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Severe weather records and natural disaster links.
Government Department of Agriculture and Cooperation information resource, including reports on recent and current disasters and information on management initiatives.
Provides information on different types of disasters, courses, education and a forum.
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.
Organization which measures the impact of weather on people.
Research and training programs on volcanic and seismic hazards and their mitigation, as well as disaster response.
Public-education gateway to U.S. Geologic Survey information on hazards.
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