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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 ...
http://queenslandfloods.crowdmap.com/main

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 ...
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/hurricane38/

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 ...
http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/sourcebook/

Natural Hazard Statistics     View
This site provides statistical information on fatalities, injuries, and damages caused by weather-related hazards in the United States. Data back to 1995 available by U.S. summaries, states, and by specific hazard: lightning, tornado, tropical cyclon ...
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hazstats.shtml

Savage Earth: Waves of Destruction: Tsunamis     View
Provides information and multimedia features on tsunamis. Discusses historical tsunamis, causes and effects, and related information. Part of the site accompanying the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program "Savage Earth."
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/tsunami/

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.
http://www.cidi.org/

Saving the Whole Family     View
This pamphlet provides information "to help you avoid having to leave your animals stranded in the event of a disaster or an evacuation." Covers horses and livestock, and small animals, including reptiles, birds, and amphibians. Topics incl ...
http://www.avma.org/disaster/saving_family_brochure.pdf

Yangtze River Peaks in China     View
From History.com's "This Day in History" resource, this webpage offers an account of August 18, 1931, the day on which China's Yangtze River peaked during a devastating flood that was responsible for the deaths of 3.7 million people. This flood is c ...
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yangtze-river-peaks-in-china

Visualizing the Pakistan Floods     View
This U.S.-based website allows users to compare the size of the 2010 Pakistan flood impact zone to their own home, or regions with which they are familiar.
http://www.ifitweremyhome.com/disasters/pakistan_flood

At a Glance: Mexico: Flood Response Targets Immediate Needs of Children in Tabasco and Chiapas     View
Description of UNICEF efforts to aid those affected by the November 2007 floods in southern Mexico. Features news and audio clips, photos, and a report of the immediate needs for those impacted by the flooding in Mexico, Central America, and the Cari ...
http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/mexico_41762.html

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