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Center for International Disaster Information     View
Gives "information and guidance in support of appropriate international disaster relief." Reports on civil and natural disasters around the globe, chronologically arranged.

Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI): Situation Reports     View
"Data base of current and historical situation reports from expert agencies [government and NGOs] with operations onsite or within the region of countries affected by disasters." Covers natural disasters, humanitarian response, emergency se ...

Natural Disasters in Australia     View
"Australia experiences a range of 'natural disasters' including bushfires, floods, severe storms, earthquakes and landslides. These events cause great financial hardship for individuals and communities, and can result in loss of life, which has ...

World News: Natural Disasters     View
Collection of news articles about recent natural disasters around the world. Covers topics such as the May 2008 earthquake in China's Sichuan province, May 2008 Burma (Myanmar) cyclone, November 2007 floods in Tabasco, Mexico, wildfires in Southern C ...

Asteroids     View
The site answers questions about asteroids like: What can they do? Will they obliterate Earth? How are asteroids found? Did asteroids deliver life? What are they made of? What about comets?

Landslide Events     View
Current information about landslides and mudslides in the United States and throughout the world. Includes information back to 2004. From the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Landslide and Debris Flow (Mudslide)     View
This site provides ideas about how to protect yourself and your property before and during intense storms that could lead to landslides, during a landslide, and after a landslide. From the American Red Cross.,1082,0_588_,00.html

Fact Sheet: Landslides and Mudslides     View
Fact sheet about landslides, which "occur when masses of rock, earth, or debris move down a slope," and about debris flows, also known as mudslides, which "are a common type of fast-moving landslide that tends to flow in channels. ... Florida Division of Emergency Management     View
Information for the public about preparation for and recovery from disasters in Florida. Includes information relating to hurricanes, floods, wildfires, terrorism, drought, computer virus threats, and more. Includes a list for a disaster supply kit, ...

National Weather Service: Climate Prediction Center: Climate Assessment     View
A collection of material providing a "technical review of global climate variations and their global impacts on seasonal and annual time scales." Includes topics such as north Atlantic hurricane seasons (NOAA forecasted "a 95% to 1 ...



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