List of disasters

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This is a list of disasters, both natural and man-made.

Classical-Era disasters[change | change source]

Biblical disasters[change | change source]

Modern-Era disasters[change | change source]

Dam disasters[change | change source]

Environmental disasters[change | change source]

Nuclear disasters[change | change source]

Up to this day, most nuclear incidents did not cause many deaths, except for the Chernobyl disaster and Windscale fire. Some of the incidents in the early nuclear age were not well documented or were kept secret. Here is a list of the known nuclear incidents.

War disasters[change | change source]

An attack with much collateral damage may be considered a disaster, such as the attack on KdF Ship Wilhelm Gustloff, 1945, the worst or perhaps second worst maritime incident in history, in terms of loss of life in a single vessel (see also note at the end of the article RMS Titanic).

Air disasters[change | change source]

This is a list of disasters involving objects in flight or near-flight. See also: List of space disasters, List of accidents and incidents on commercial airliners, Incidents in Aviation

Railroad disasters[change | change source]

See also: List of rail accidents

Ship and ferry disasters[change | change source]

See also: List of shipwrecks

Fire disasters[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]