Avalanche Centers and Organizations, Canadian Avalanche Association, Colorado Avalanche Information Center, University of Calgary Avalanche Research, Utah Avalanche Forecast Center, Westwide Avalanche Network
Education and Research
Asynchronous Learning Netwowrk, Center for Integration of Natural Disaster Informa, Natural Disaster Reference Database, Natural Disasters: Destructive Forces of Nature, Natural Hazards .org - Atmospheric and Geologic Ha, Natural Hazards Center, Natural Hazards Center at Pennsylvania State Unive, Natural Hazards Databases at NGDC, Natural Hazards Project of the Organization of Ame
Past Floods, Products and Services, Warnings and Forecasts, American Red Cross - Flood and Flash Flood, Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), Coping With Floods, FEMA: Floods, Flooding, Flooding Topics, Floodplain Management, Hydrological and Meteorological Monitoring Forecas, Knapp Associates, NOVA Online, Flood
Image Collection, Natural Disasters, Operational Significant Event Imagery, Seismo-Cam Links
News and Media
CBS News Disaster Links, Disaster News Network, Federal Emergency Management Agency, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cres, ReliefWeb: Natural Disasters
All About Earthquakes, American Red Cross - Louisiana Capital Area Chapte, Disaster Preparedness, EPIX - Emergency Preparedness Information Exchange, IBHS Institute for Business and Home Safety, Metro Natural Hazards Program, Natural Disaster Knowledge Test, Project SafeSide - The Weather Channel, Ruback Associates, Storm Ready (NOAA)
Warnings and Forecasts
FEMA: Disaster Map, Global Disaster Watch, Natural Disaster Early Warning Network, The Emergency Email Network
Danger Reports, Alberta FireBans, Fire Area Landscaping, Fire Management Systems, FireNet Information Network, Forest Fire Lookout Association, National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), The Global Fire Monitoring Centre (GFMC) - Fire Gl, TWS Wildfire, Western States Fire Information Resource, Wildfire Information (FEMA)
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Notes from this workshop on the effectiveness of heat related health watch systems.
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.
CBS News Disaster Links
Information about a variety of manmade and natural disaster-related websites. Quick reference and access to realtime data.
Cyclone of 1896 St. Louis, Missouri
Photographic views of damage caused by cyclone of May 27, 1896.
Disaster Research Center
Online publications, data, bibliographies, and other information relevant to the sociology of disasters.
Eyewitness to Disaster: California Earthquakes
Collection of eyewitness accounts, humor, and pictures of historic California earthquakes.
Forces of Nature
Educational information about natural phenomena and different natural disasters. Includes information about the causes of disasters as well as lists of the worst recorded type of each disaster.
Links to websites about volcanos, earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, hurricanes, thunderstorms, and floods.
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.
Largest Earthquakes in the United States
Maps and statistics from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
National Climatic Data Center
Severe weather records and natural disaster links.
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 and Catastrophes
About the causes, consequences and costs (if appropriate) of natural disasters and catastrophes. Includes specific commentary, features and statistics on a variety of subjects (i.e. volcanic activity) and a regularly updated listing of world-wide natural disasters effective January 1999.
ReliefWeb: Natural Disasters
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).
Societal Aspects of Weather
Organization which measures the impact of weather on people.
Storm database with records of US storms and tornados by county.
The Disaster Files
Repository of summaries, statistics, links and articles about natural (and some man-made) disasters including earthquakes, tornados, hurricanes, floods, blizzards, epidemics, air crashes, explosions and volcanic eruptions.
The WWW Virtual Library: Hazards and Risk
Natural and man-made disasters, preparedness, impacts, and mitigation.
Urban Survival Tools
Natural disaster information, probability, statistics links and other information. Also provides survival kits and other survival products
Why the US Is Becoming More Vulnerable to Natural
Despite increases in what we know about natural disasters and how to protect ourselves against them, population growth continues along the coasts, where loss of life and property from these disasters are greatest.