American Disasters - Great Delaware Disasters
Reviewed Resources for Students and Teachers
Great American Disasters State by State
Alabama - Alaska - Arizona - Arkansas - California - Colorado - Connecticut - Delaware - Florida - Georgia - Hawaii - Idaho - Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Kansas - Kentucky - Louisiana - Maine - Maryland - Massachusetts - Michigan - Minnesota - Mississippi - Missouri - Montana - Nebraska - Nevada - New Hampshire - New Jersey - New Mexico - New York - North Carolina - North Dakota - Ohio - Oklahoma - Oregon - Pennsylvania - Rhode Island - South Carolina - South Dakota - Tennessee - Texas - Utah - Vermont - Virginia - Washington - West Virginia - Wisconsin - Wyoming
These pages do not begin to cover all the disasters that have
taken place in every state. There is also controversy over
what constitutes and defines a "great" disaster from any other kind.
All disasters are "great" to those directly involved in them.
So these pages are a mix of "great" and "not so great" disasters. The major disasters are all covered in the larger sites I have linked to as resources and the rest are related items of interest.
For example, you might not find a particular major disaster on this list, but it will be included in a site such as gendisasters.com, which is one of the resources found here.
This is an excellent place to begin your research. The links found here lead to an ever widening amount of information. Good luck in your efforts.
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Delaware Disasters Floods, Fires, Tornadoes, Mine Explosions and more __ "...a look back at the events that touched our ancestor's lives - tornadoes, fires, floods, hurricanes, train wrecks, mine explosions, and tragic accidents that became a part of history and our genealogy." You will find original news accounts and more. - From gendisasters.com - http://www.gendisasters.com/de/
Delaware Earthquake Information __ An overview and history of Delaware earthquakes. - From usgs.gov - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/states.php?region=Delaware
Delaware hurricanes __ You will find an index of wikipedia articles about
Delaware hurricanes. - From wikipedia -
Delaware Tornadoes __ Delaware tornadoes from 1789 to 1995, listed by County. - From tornadoproject.com - http://www.tornadoproject.com/alltorns/detorn.htm
DEMA - Home __ "The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is the lead
state agency for coordination of comprehensive emergency preparedness,
training, response, recovery and mitigation services in order to save lives,
protect Delaware's economic base and reduce the impact of emergencies."
Learn about the agency and its disaster preparedness activities. - From
State of Delaware -
Flooding in Delaware and
the Eastern Shore of...
__ Information about the flooding from Hurricane
Floyd is September, '99. - illustrated - From usgs.gov -