Latest Articles In Disaster

Every day people across the world engage in their every day routines, living their lives on a certain agenda. Suddenly, that comfortable routine is violently interrupted with an event or a series of events with a life changing impact. The documentaries and video materials in this category explore the causes and the aftermath of those events.

There are a number of levels on which disastrous events may occur. It is often that in the aftermath of these events that people realize how fragile some of these levels actually are.

Unfortunately, as diverse term as disaster is, it needed to be classified. The result of that classification was the establishment of two major groups. The natural process or phenomenon that may cause loss of life, injury or other health impacts, loss of assets, social and economic disruption, or environmental damage was given the common name of Natural Hazard.

The second major group is called Human-Instigated disasters and it encompasses various misfortunate events where the human factor was the responsible party. Some of the examples of such events are fires, transport accidents, industrial accidents, oil spills and nuclear explosions resulting in highly dangerous radiation waves in a large radius of the explosion.

This category contains professional documentaries and amateur video footages of numerous disasters across the globe. For instance, watch the amateur footage of what was the most devastating natural disaster. The tsunami in 2004 left a shocking death toll of nearly 230,000 people and a massive damage in property.

Learn about the airplane tragedy that happened just days after the 9/11. It was the crash of the AA Flight 587 with devastating consequences. Go back in time and witness the story about one of the most tragic events in naval history. Find out what caused the sinking of the great Titanic and the loss of many lives.

Unfortunately, when a disaster strikes, people often lose the one precious thing that they cannot replace and that is the life. Homes shall be rebuilt, material assets acquired, landscape damage repaired and all shall be as it was before. Follow the stories of people and their tremendous loses and the strength needed for the recovery.

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Khmer Rouge – Years of Terror and Genocide in Cambodia

The army was slowly built up in the jungles of eastern Cambodia during the late 1960s. The Chinese Communist Party, the North Vietnamese army, the Viet Cong, and the Pathet Lao all supported the Khmer...

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Shark Fin Trade Facts – Why do We Need to Stop It

Recently, the United Kingdom became the first nation to ban the shark fin trade, with all imports, exports, and related products. Did you know that millions of sharks are killed every year for their f...

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Valery Legasov – Facts and Quotes, Who Was the Chernobyl Investigator?

Valery legasov was a nuclear physicist. He was appointed by the Soviet Government to investigate the Chernobyl disaster less than 24 hours after it occurred

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Top 7 strangely unique things that sank with Titanic

Out of the 2,224 passengers and crew aboard at the ship, more than 1,500 lost their lives. That makes the sinking of the Titanic one of the deadliest disasters in modern history

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Jim Jones - The humanitarian who killed 900 people and poisoned 300 children

The 45 year old Jones received the Humanitarian of the Year Award in 1976, and two years later, he organizes a mass murder and poisons almost one thousand people

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All the theories surrounding the mystery of the Airbus A320 plane crash

Just days after the plane crash, the black box of the plane revealed the cause of the crush. The co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately closed the cockpit, locked himself in, and crashed the plane

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