List of disasters

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

Classical-Era disasters[change | edit source]

Biblical disasters[change | edit source]

Modern-Era disasters[change | edit source]

Dam disasters[change | edit source]

Environmental disasters[change | edit source]

Nuclear disasters[change | edit 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 | edit 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 | edit 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 | edit source]

See also: List of rail accidents

Ship and ferry disasters[change | edit source]

See also: List of shipwrecks

Fire disasters[change | edit source]

Other websites[change | edit source]