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B. 05-01 Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails
C. 04-22 US suicide rate surges USA
D. 04-18 Houston floods: Disaster zone declared after 'historic' rainfall Houston
04-13 US health experts confirm that Zika causes birth defects USA
5. 04-13 Germanwings crash: Families of victims sue US flight school Arizona
G. 04-11 Zika virus 'scarier than thought' says US USA
H. 04-11 Canadian Attawapiskat First Nation suicide emergency Attawapiskat First Nation, Ontario, Canada
I. 04-03 Amtrak Philadelphia: Two dead as train derails Chester, Philadelphia
9. 04-02 One dead as plane hits car on California freeway Fallbrook, San Diego

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  Parts of the eastern United States have received more than two feet (71cm) of snow fall in a huge blizzard that is sweeping across the region



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  A freight train has derailed in Washington DC spilling hazardous liquid. At least nine cars of the CSX freight train overturned


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Apr. 22  USA  US suicide rate surges Apr. 18  Houston  Houston floods: Disaster zone declared after 'historic' rainfall Apr. 13  USA  US health experts confirm that Zika causes birth defects  Arizona  Germanwings crash: Families of victims sue US flight school Apr. 11  USA  Zika virus 'scarier than thought' says US  Canada  Canadian Attawapiskat First Nation suicide emergency Apr. 3  Philadelphia  Amtrak Philadelphia: Two dead as train derails

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Feb.16  Canada  Canada's missing or killed indigenous women 'higher than thought' Feb.2   Dallas Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US


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Jan.24  New York  New York begins clear-up after mammoth snowfall Jan.23   New York   East coast struck by mammoth snowfall
  Parts of the eastern United States have received more than two feet (71cm) of snow fall in a huge blizzard that is sweeping across the region
Jan.22  Washington  Massive US blizzard advances north  North Carolina  US snowstorm: Millions prepare for huge blizzard Jan.21  Philadelphia  'Crippling' snow storm could slam US east coast

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Dec.26  Dallas  Texas tornadoes: 'Eight killed' in Dallas suburbs Dec.25   Mississippi   US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction   A clear-up has begun after a violent storm left at least 14 people dead and destroyed homes in several US South and Midwest states on Christmas... Oct.25   Western Canada   4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks   Canadian authorities said at least three people were killed Sunday when a whale watching boat with 27 people on board capsized off Vancouver... Sep.8  Nevada  British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas Aug.29   New Orleans New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina
Aug.24  Canada  6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec Jun.16  San Francisco Bay Area  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people May.29   Dallas Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24 May.25  North Mexico  Tornado kills 13 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna  Texas  Texas and Oklahoma flooding: Three dead May.20  Southern California  California oil spill sparks state of emergency May.13  Philadelphia  Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' May.12   Philadelphia US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed Apr.29  UN  Nepal earthquake: UN launches $415m appeal Mar.28   Maritime Provinces 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash

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Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East

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Jan.27   New York US admits snow forecast errors


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Oct.31   Southern California   Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot   At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive Oct.17  Western Canada  Container ship towed away from Canadian coast Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital Sep.30   Dallas First Ebola case diagnosed in the US
Sep.21  North Mexico  Western Mexico state issues alerts for copper mine spill Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home Jul.17  Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations Feb.12   North Carolina   Storm bears down on US east coast   A winter storm is bearing down on the densely populated US north-east, after causing transport chaos in the South Jan.29  US Georgia  US snow storm strands thousands Jan.23   Canada   Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home   32 people have died after a fire tore through an old people's home in Quebec, officials have said Jan.6  Canada  North America cold snap creeps east Jan.5   Toronto   'Polar vortex' grips North America
  Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather.
 A plane from Toronto has slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway after landing at JFK airport
Jan.3  New York  Travel chaos in east US snow storm

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Dec.1   New York New York train crash kills four Aug.22   California Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite   A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening several thousand hom... Aug.5   Maritime Provinces Brothers strangled to death by python that escaped from Canadian pet store Jul.22   New York Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.11  Canada  20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash Jul.6   Canada   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town
Map of Lac-Megantic Canada  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people   San Francisco Bay Area     Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International   A Boeing 777 aircraft has crash-landed at San Francisco international airport, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more Jun.30   Arizona 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire Jun.22  Western Canada  Floods kill 3, force 75,000 from homes in Calgary May.31  Oklahoma  New Oklahoma tornadoes 'kill five' May.20   Oklahoma   Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
Map of Oklahoma City Oklahoma  At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant Mar.1  Florida  Florida man swallowed by sinkhole Feb.14   Alabama Crippled cruise ship reaches land Feb.8   Massachusetts 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US

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Nov.2  New York  Fuel shortage hits Sandy recovery Oct.31  New Jersey  Obama visits storm disaster zone Oct.30   Manhattan     40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos
  Millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada Oct.29   New Jersey     Severe flooding as Sandy strikes   A major storm bringing torrential rain, high winds, flood surges and heavy snow has made landfall on the east US coast Aug.28  Louisiana  Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast Jul.2  Virginia  Storm-hit millions reel from US heatwave Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US

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Oct.19  Ohio  Ohio police hunt escaped animals Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured Aug.28   New York Huge storm tears across New York
May.23   Missouri 89 killed by Missouri tornado Apr.28   Alabama   Death toll from storms in South nears 300   A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber

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Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US Jul.15   Louisiana BP says oil has stopped leaking
May.30   Washington Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Apr.21   Louisiana   Oil spill after blast on oil rig
  A 'catastrophic' explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames.    At least 11 missing after blast. Massive oil spill is the largest offshore spill in U.S. hist...
Apr.6   USA   Blast killed at least 25 miners   One of the men killed in coal mine explosion at the Massey Energy Co. knew of the danger but didn't let it bother him

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Oct.15   Colorado 'Balloon boy' found alive at home
Aug.8  Manhattan  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.18  New Jersey  Jetliner lands safely after pilot dies Jun.5  North Mexico  29 children die in day care center fire Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed Feb.12   Upstate New York 50 die after plane crashes into house Jan.15   New York   Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River   A US Airways plane with 155 people on board went into a chilly river, apparently after striking birds upon takeoff from LaGuardia Airport

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Oct.2  California  Fossett plane found Sep.13  Houston  Hurricane Ike pounds Texas coast Sep.12   Los Angeles 24 killed, 135 injured in train collision


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Oct.23   Southern California   500,000 flee wildfires   Relentless fires roared for a third day, sending residents fleeing with family members, pets and whatever prize possessions they could fit in... Sep.4   Nevada Famed flier Fossett missing
Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi   A freeway bridge over the river has collapsed during the evening rush hour, sending cars into the water

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Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash Jan.3  USA  Only one miner reported alive

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Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane Sep.3   New Orleans Massive airlift rescues thousands
Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city Aug.29   New Orleans   Hurricane Katrina lashes coast   1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5 Aug.2   Toronto All survive Air France jet crash and fire Mar.18  Florida  Patient's feeding tube removed

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Sep.17  Alabama  U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake

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Sep.18  Virginia  Isabel knocks out power to 2 million Aug.14   New York Major power outage
May.4  U. S. Midwest  Tornadoes wreak havoc Feb.20   New England 96 killed in nightclub inferno Feb.1   Texas     Space shuttle and crew lost
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas.    Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, ...


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Dec.27  Florida  Cloned baby birth claim

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Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260 Oct.10  Florida  3rd anthrax case Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S. Map of World Trade Center USA
  3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed.    2,973 people died. 19 terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners. Passengers and members of the flight crew on...


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Apr.8  Arizona  Osprey plane crash kills 19 marines Feb.1  California  Jet bound for S.F. plunges into see


Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home   32 people have died after a fire tore through an old people's home in Quebec, officials have said Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite   A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening several thousand hom... 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire 500,000 flee wildfires   Relentless fires roared for a third day, sending residents fleeing with family members, pets and whatever prize possessions they could fit in... 96 killed in nightclub inferno Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US First Ebola case diagnosed in the US 4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks   Canadian authorities said at least three people were killed Sunday when a whale watching boat with 27 people on board capsized off Vancouver... Crippled cruise ship reaches land Major power outage Blast killed at least 25 miners   One of the men killed in coal mine explosion at the Massey Energy Co. knew of the danger but didn't let it bother him East coast struck by mammoth snowfall




North America, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2014
May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations
Jan.23   Canada
2013
Aug.22   California
Jun.30   Arizona
May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California
2009
Jun.5  North Mexico  29 children die in day care center fire
2007
Oct.23   Southern California
2003
Feb.20   New England




North America, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2015
Apr.29  UN  Nepal earthquake: UN launches $415m appeal




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2016
Apr. 13  USA  US health experts confirm that Zika causes birth defects
Apr. 11  USA  Zika virus 'scarier than thought' says US
Feb.2   Dallas
2014
Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive
Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse
Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital
Sep.30   Dallas
2009
Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed
2005
Mar.18  Florida  Patient's feeding tube removed
2002
Dec.27  Florida  Cloned baby birth claim
2001
Oct.10  Florida  3rd anthrax case




North America, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2015
Oct.25   Western Canada
2014
Oct.17  Western Canada  Container ship towed away from Canadian coast
2013
Feb.14   Alabama




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2003
Aug.14   New York




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2016
Feb.16  Canada  Canada's missing or killed indigenous women 'higher than thought'




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2010
Apr.6   USA
2006
Jan.3  USA  Only one miner reported alive




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2016
Jan.24  New York  New York begins clear-up after mammoth snowfall
Jan.23   New York
  Parts of the eastern United States have received more than two feet (71cm) of snow fall in a huge blizzard that is sweeping across the region
Jan.22  Washington  Massive US blizzard advances north Jan.22  North Carolina  US snowstorm: Millions prepare for huge blizzard Jan.21  Philadelphia  'Crippling' snow storm could slam US east coast 2015 Dec.26  Dallas  Texas tornadoes: 'Eight killed' in Dallas suburbs Dec.25   Mississippi US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction   A clear-up has begun after a violent storm left at least 14 people dead and destroyed homes in several US South and Midwest states on Christmas... Aug.29   New Orleans New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina
May.25  North Mexico  Tornado kills 13 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East Jan.27   New York US admits snow forecast errors 2014 Feb.12   North Carolina Storm bears down on US east coast   A winter storm is bearing down on the densely populated US north-east, after causing transport chaos in the South Jan.29  US Georgia  US snow storm strands thousands Jan.6  Canada  North America cold snap creeps east Jan.5   Toronto 'Polar vortex' grips North America
  Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather.
 A plane from Toronto has slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway after landing at JFK airport
Jan.3  New York  Travel chaos in east US snow storm 2013 May.31  Oklahoma  New Oklahoma tornadoes 'kill five' May.20   Oklahoma Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
Map of Oklahoma City Oklahoma  At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise Feb.8   Massachusetts 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US 2012 Nov.2  New York  Fuel shortage hits Sandy recovery Oct.31  New Jersey  Obama visits storm disaster zone Oct.30   Manhattan   40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos  Millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada Aug.28  Louisiana  Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast Jul.2  Virginia  Storm-hit millions reel from US heatwave Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US 2011 Aug.28   New York Huge storm tears across New York May.23   Missouri 89 killed by Missouri tornado Apr.28   Alabama Death toll from storms in South nears 300   A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber 2010 Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US 2008 Sep.13  Houston  Hurricane Ike pounds Texas coast 2005 Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane Aug.29   New Orleans Hurricane Katrina lashes coast   1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5 2004 Sep.17  Alabama  U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake 2003 Sep.18  Virginia  Isabel knocks out power to 2 million May.4  U. S. Midwest  Tornadoes wreak havoc



North America, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2016 Apr. 18  Houston  Houston floods: Disaster zone declared after 'historic' rainfall 2015 May.29   Dallas Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24
May.25  Texas  Texas and Oklahoma flooding: Three dead 2013 Jun.22  Western Canada  Floods kill 3, force 75,000 from homes in Calgary 2012 Oct.29   New Jersey   Severe flooding as Sandy strikes   A major storm bringing torrential rain, high winds, flood surges and heavy snow has made landfall on the east US coast



North America, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2013 Aug.5   Maritime Provinces Brothers strangled to death by python that escaped from Canadian pet store
2011 Oct.19  Ohio  Ohio police hunt escaped animals



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2016 Apr. 13  Arizona  Germanwings crash: Families of victims sue US flight school 2015 Sep.8  Nevada  British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas Aug.24  Canada  6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec Mar.28   Maritime Provinces 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing
Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash 2014 Jul.17  Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane 2013 Jul.22   New York Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area   Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International   A Boeing 777 aircraft has crash-landed at San Francisco international airport, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more 2011 Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured 2009 Oct.15   Colorado 'Balloon boy' found alive at home Aug.8  Manhattan  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.18  New Jersey  Jetliner lands safely after pilot dies Feb.12   Upstate New York 50 die after plane crashes into house Jan.15   New York Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River   A US Airways plane with 155 people on board went into a chilly river, apparently after striking birds upon takeoff from LaGuardia Airport 2008 Oct.2  California  Fossett plane found 2007 Sep.4   Nevada Famed flier Fossett missing 2006 Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash 2005 Aug.2   Toronto All survive Air France jet crash and fire 2001 Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260 Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed Sep.11   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S. Map of World Trade Center USA
  3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed.    2,973 people died. 19 terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners. Passengers and members of the flight crew on...
2000 Apr.8  Arizona  Osprey plane crash kills 19 marines Feb.1  California  Jet bound for S.F. plunges into see



North America, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2016 Today   Washington Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails
Map of Rhode Island metro station Washington DC USA
  A freight train has derailed in Washington DC spilling hazardous liquid. At least nine cars of the CSX freight train overturned
2015 May.20  Southern California  California oil spill sparks state of emergency 2014 Sep.21  North Mexico  Western Mexico state issues alerts for copper mine spill 2010 Jul.15   Louisiana BP says oil has stopped leaking May.30   Washington Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Apr.21   Louisiana   Oil spill after blast on oil rig
  A 'catastrophic' explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames.    At least 11 missing after blast. Massive oil spill is the largest offshore spill in U.S. hist...




North America, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2015 Jun.16  San Francisco Bay Area  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people 2007 Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi   A freeway bridge over the river has collapsed during the evening rush hour, sending cars into the water



North America, Disasters Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2016 Apr. 22  USA  US suicide rate surges Apr. 11  Canada  Canadian Attawapiskat First Nation suicide emergency 2014 Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home



North America, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2016 Apr. 3  Philadelphia  Amtrak Philadelphia: Two dead as train derails 2015 May.13  Philadelphia  Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' May.12   Philadelphia US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed
2013 Dec.1   New York New York train crash kills four Jul.11  Canada  20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash Jul.6   Canada   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town Map of Lac-Megantic Canada  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people 2008 Sep.12   Los Angeles 24 killed, 135 injured in train collision



North America, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2005 Sep.3   New Orleans Massive airlift rescues thousands
Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city 2001 Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing



North America, Disasters Space Disaster Timeline ... See World Space Disaster timeline Top ^
2014 Oct.31   Southern California Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot   At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes 2003 Feb.1   Texas   Space shuttle and crew lost
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas.    Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, ...




North America, Disasters Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2015 Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion 2013 Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant