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B. 08-29 Les Miserables star Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies in fire escape fall
08-29 New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina New Orleans
D. 08-28 Barge tips, vehicles fall into Victoria harbor VICTORIA, British Columbia, Western Canada
4. 08-28 Migrant deaths: UN warns of 'crisis of solidarity' UN
5. 08-28 Hurricane Katrina: George Bush in New Orleans 10 years on
G. 08-27 Officials warn to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika Florida
H. 08-26 Panda cub twin dies after mother struggled to nurse both
I. 08-24 6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec Quebec, Canada

Recent Summary.     Click for More > 6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24 US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing US admits snow forecast errors Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot Storm bears down on US east coast Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home '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. Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town   A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado   At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise 40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos Severe flooding as Sandy strikes Death toll from storms in South nears 300   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 Blast killed at least 25 miners Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River Hurricane Katrina lashes coast Space shuttle and crew lost Terror attacks hit U.S.
New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina
Sat.   New Orleans
  At a memorial service, Mayor Mitch Landrieu recalled how residents had turned to each other for support. Former President Bill Clinton is attending
Aug. 24   Canada
May.29   Dallas
May.12   Philadelphia
Mar.28   Maritime Provinces
Jan.27   New York


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Oct.31   Southern California
Feb.12   North Carolina
Jan.23   Canada
Jan.5   Toronto


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Jul.6   Canada
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May.20   Oklahoma


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Oct.29   New Jersey


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Sat.  Manhattan  Les Miserables star Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies in fire escape fall
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  At a memorial service, Mayor Mitch Landrieu recalled how residents had turned to each other for support. Former President Bill Clinton is attending
Fri.  Western Canada  Barge tips, vehicles fall into Victoria harbor   UN Migrant deaths: UN warns of 'crisis of solidarity'  New Orleans  Hurricane Katrina: George Bush in New Orleans 10 years on Thu.  Florida  Officials warn to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika Wed.  Washington  Panda cub twin dies after mother struggled to nurse both Aug. 24   Canada   6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec   The Air Saguenay plane went down in a wooded area.All six people aboard had been found and their bodies handed over the coroner's office Aug. 19  California  Yosemite plague: Camp ground closed after 2nd case Aug. 16  Toronto  Zoo discovers 150 alligators, crocodiles living in home Aug. 15  Virginia  Computer glitch grounds hundreds of flights in US  Maritime Provinces  Queen Mary 2 searches for missing crewmember Aug. 14  Ohio  Man searching for mobile phone killed by rollercoaster Aug. 4  California  California fires: Evacuation orders given to 13,000

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Jul.29  North Mexico  Truck runs into religious procession in Mexico, killing 16

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Jun.16   San Francisco Bay Area Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people


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May.29   Dallas   Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24
  Dozens of people are rescued in the state of Texas. 3 missing with another 15 people dead from tornadoes in northern Mexico and Texas 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
Map of Frankford Philadelphia USA  Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured

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Apr.29  UN  Nepal earthquake: UN launches $415m appeal

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Mar.28   Maritime Provinces   23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing   Air Canada AC624 made an 'abrupt' landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of... 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   The US National Weather Service has admitted its forecasts were wrong, after predicting a 'potentially historic blizzard' would strike Jan.26  New York  New York shuts down for blizzard  Boston  Snow emergency declared in US Jan.2  Kentucky  'Girl survivor' reports US plane crash

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Nov.19  Upstate New York  Deadly snowstorm hits northern US

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Oct.31   Southern California   Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
Map of Mojave Desert USA  At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert Oct.29  New England  Ebola quarantine test looms in US Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes Oct.25  New Jersey  US nurse criticises quarantine treatment Oct.24  Dallas  Two US Ebola nurses free of virus 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

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Sep.30   Dallas First Ebola case diagnosed in the US
Sep.21  North Mexico  Western Mexico state issues alerts for copper mine spill

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Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home

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Jul.17  Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane

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May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations

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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

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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.    Moore's neighbourhoods were flattened and schools were destroyed by winds of u...
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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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
Sep.4   Nevada Famed flier Fossett missing Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi

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

year 2005 Top ^

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

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.27  Florida  Cloned baby birth claim

year 2001 Top ^

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

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Apr.8  Arizona  Osprey plane crash kills 19 marines


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 96 killed in nightclub inferno First Ebola case diagnosed in the US 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 New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina




North America, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2015
Aug. 4  California  California fires: Evacuation orders given to 13,000
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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2015
Jul.29  North Mexico  Truck runs into religious procession in Mexico, killing 16




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2015
Aug. 19  California  Yosemite plague: Camp ground closed after 2nd case
2014
Oct.29  New England  Ebola quarantine test looms in US
Oct.25  New Jersey  US nurse criticises quarantine treatment
Oct.24  Dallas  Two US Ebola nurses free of virus
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
Fri.  Western Canada  Barge tips, vehicles fall into Victoria harbor
Aug. 15  Maritime Provinces  Queen Mary 2 searches for missing crewmember
2014
Oct.17  Western Canada  Container ship towed away from Canadian coast
2013
Feb.14   Alabama




North America, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2003
Aug.14   New York




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




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2015
Sat.   New Orleans
  At a memorial service, Mayor Mitch Landrieu recalled how residents had turned to each other for support. Former President Bill Clinton is attending
Fri.  New Orleans  Hurricane Katrina: George Bush in New Orleans 10 years on Thu.  Florida  Officials warn to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika 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   The US National Weather Service has admitted its forecasts were wrong, after predicting a 'potentially historic blizzard' would strike Jan.26  New York  New York shuts down for blizzard Jan.26  Boston  Snow emergency declared in US 2014 Nov.19  Upstate New York  Deadly snowstorm hits northern US 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.    Moore's neighbourhoods were flattened and schools were destroyed by winds of u...
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 ^
2015 May.29   Dallas Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24  Dozens of people are rescued in the state of Texas. 3 missing with another 15 people dead from tornadoes in northern Mexico and Texas 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



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2015 Sep. 11  Manhattan  9/11 anniversary Aug. 24   Canada 6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec   The Air Saguenay plane went down in a wooded area.All six people aboard had been found and their bodies handed over the coroner's office Aug. 15  Virginia  Computer glitch grounds hundreds of flights in US Mar.28   Maritime Provinces 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing   Air Canada AC624 made an 'abrupt' landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of... Mar.11   Florida Eleven missing after US army crash
Jan.2  Kentucky  'Girl survivor' reports US plane 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 2000 Apr.8  Arizona  Osprey plane crash kills 19 marines



North America, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2015 Wed.  Washington  Panda cub twin dies after mother struggled to nurse both Aug. 16  Toronto  Zoo discovers 150 alligators, crocodiles living in home 2013 Aug.5   Maritime Provinces Brothers strangled to death by python that escaped from Canadian pet store




North America, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
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



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2014 Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home



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2015 May.13  Philadelphia  Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' May.12   Philadelphia US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed Map of Frankford Philadelphia USA  Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured 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



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2014 Oct.31   Southern California Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot Map of Mojave Desert USA  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



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