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B. 01-28 Lagos blasts leave 500 dead Nigeria
2. 05-25 Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea Taiwan
3. 07-01 71 dead in midair collision UEBERLINGEN, West Germany
4. 07-27 83 die in worst airshow crash Lviv, Western Ukraine
F. 08-13 Prague floods surge to new peaks Czech Republic
6. 08-19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead Chechnya
H. 08-22 Million people battling lake Lake Dongting, Hunan, Southern China
09-27 1,800 people died as ferry sinks Senegal
J. 10-31 Children killed in earthquake Southern Italy

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Lagos blasts leave 500 dead Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea 71 dead in midair collision 83 die in worst airshow crash Prague floods surge to new peaks Crash: 115 servicemen dead Million people battling lake 1,800 people died as ferry sinks  The Atlantic Ocean ferry Joola carrying almost 800 passengers and crew has sunk in a fierce storm Children killed in earthquake
Jan.18  Congo  Volcano kills 45 people
Jan.19  Congo  Half of the city has been burned
Jan.28   Nigeria
 Ecuador  Airliner crashed with 92 people
Mar.26  Northern Afghanistan  Quake kills 2,000
Apr.14  South Korea  Chinese jet crashes
Apr.18  Milan  Plane hits Milan skyscraper
May.25   Taiwan
May.28  Libya  Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families
Jun.2  London  Fire at Buckingham Palace
Jun.22  Iran  300 killed in earthquake
Jul.1   West Germany
Jul.27   Western Ukraine
 Pennsylvania  All 9 pulled alive from mine
Aug.13   Czech Republic
Aug.15  Eastern Germany  Dresden evacuated as waters rise
Aug.19   Chechnya
Aug.22   Southern China
Sep.6  Taiwan  Typhoon Sinlaku hits, 1,000 evacuated
Sep.9  Bihar  100 feared dead in rail tragedy
Sep.21  North Caucasus  Avalanche: 100 feared dead
Sep.27   Senegal
Oct.6  Yemen  French tanker explodes
Oct.27  Moscow  Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
Oct.31   Southern Italy
Nov.19  Spain  Tanker sank spilling oil
Dec.1  Venezuela  Nightclub Blaze in Caracas Kills 47
Dec.23  Iran  Ukrainian plane crash kills 46
Dec.27  Florida  Cloned baby birth claim
Dec.31  Mexico  New Year fireworks blast kills 28



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World in 2002 , Disasters, Location by Topic
Location Disasters Aviation Disasters War & Army
Europe
04/18 Plane hits Milan skyscraper
06/02 Fire at Buckingham Palace
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
07/27 83 die in worst airshow crash
08/13 Prague floods surge to new peaks
08/15 Dresden evacuated as waters rise
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
10/27 Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
10/31 Children killed in earthquake
11/19 Tanker sank spilling oil
04/18 Plane hits Milan skyscraper
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
07/27 83 die in worst airshow crash
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
10/27 Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
European Union
04/18 Plane hits Milan skyscraper
06/02 Fire at Buckingham Palace
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
08/13 Prague floods surge to new peaks
08/15 Dresden evacuated as waters rise
10/31 Children killed in earthquake
11/19 Tanker sank spilling oil
04/18 Plane hits Milan skyscraper
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
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Africa
01/18 Volcano kills 45 people
01/19 Half of the city has been burned
01/20 Goma petrol station blast kills 50
01/28 Lagos blasts leave 500 dead
05/04 Aircraft with 75 people crashed
05/28 Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families
09/27 1,800 people died as ferry sinks
05/04 Aircraft with 75 people crashed
05/28 Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families
09/25 U.S. students evacuated
East Asia
04/14 Chinese jet crashes
05/25 Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea
08/22 Million people battling lake
08/24 Flooded lake reaches crest
09/06 Typhoon Sinlaku hits, 1,000 evacuated
04/14 Chinese jet crashes
05/25 Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea
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South Asia
01/09 No survivors in US plane crash
03/04 US helicopter shot down. 7 killed
03/06 5 peacekeepers die in blast
03/26 Quake kills 2,000
09/09 100 feared dead in rail tragedy
01/09 No survivors in US plane crash
03/04 US helicopter shot down. 7 killed
01/09 No survivors in US plane crash
03/04 US helicopter shot down. 7 killed
03/06 5 peacekeepers die in blast
Latin America
01/28 Airliner crashed with 92 people
02/07 Man detained on US flight
07/20 Nightclub fire kills 28
12/01 Nightclub Blaze in Caracas Kills 47
12/31 New Year fireworks blast kills 28
01/28 Airliner crashed with 92 people
02/07 Man detained on US flight
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Middle East
02/12 Plane crash kills 117
06/22 300 killed in earthquake
10/06 French tanker explodes
12/23 Ukrainian plane crash kills 46
02/12 Plane crash kills 117
12/23 Ukrainian plane crash kills 46
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Post Soviet
07/27 83 die in worst airshow crash
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
09/21 Avalanche: 100 feared dead
10/27 Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
07/27 83 die in worst airshow crash
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
10/27 Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
Afghanistan
03/04 US helicopter shot down. 7 killed
03/06 5 peacekeepers die in blast
03/26 Quake kills 2,000
03/04 US helicopter shot down. 7 killed
03/04 US helicopter shot down. 7 killed
03/06 5 peacekeepers die in blast
Italy
04/18 Plane hits Milan skyscraper
10/29 Etna burns through forests
10/31 Children killed in earthquake
04/18 Plane hits Milan skyscraper
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West Africa
01/28 Lagos blasts leave 500 dead
05/04 Aircraft with 75 people crashed
09/27 1,800 people died as ferry sinks
05/04 Aircraft with 75 people crashed
09/25 U.S. students evacuated
China
05/07 Airliner crashes into the sea
08/22 Million people battling lake
08/24 Flooded lake reaches crest
05/07 Airliner crashes into the sea
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South America
01/28 Airliner crashed with 92 people
02/07 Man detained on US flight
12/01 Nightclub Blaze in Caracas Kills 47
01/28 Airliner crashed with 92 people
02/07 Man detained on US flight
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USA
01/25 Former Enron VP commits suicide
07/27 All 9 pulled alive from mine
12/27 Cloned baby birth claim
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Iran
02/12 Plane crash kills 117
06/22 300 killed in earthquake
12/23 Ukrainian plane crash kills 46
02/12 Plane crash kills 117
12/23 Ukrainian plane crash kills 46
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Southern Italy
10/29 Etna burns through forests
10/31 Children killed in earthquake
10/31 20 trapped in debris of collapsed school
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Arab Countries
02/20 Train inferno kills 350
05/28 Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families
10/06 French tanker explodes
05/28 Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families
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Russia
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
09/21 Avalanche: 100 feared dead
10/27 Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
08/19 Crash: 115 servicemen dead
10/27 Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
Germany
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
08/15 Dresden evacuated as waters rise
08/16 Dresden swamped in record floods
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
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Congo
01/18 Volcano kills 45 people
01/19 Half of the city has been burned
01/20 Goma petrol station blast kills 50
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Volcano kills 45 people Half of the city has been burned   Lava edged with black crust inched through the city of Goma. Lava flowed into nearby Lake Kivu Lagos blasts leave 500 dead


January 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jan.9  West Pakistan  No survivors in US plane crash
Jan.18   Congo
Jan.19   Congo  
Jan.20  Congo  Goma petrol station blast kills 50
Jan.25  Texas  Former Enron VP commits suicide
Jan.28   Nigeria
  killed as a result of a series of huge explosions at an army munitions dump
  Ecuador   Airliner crashed with 92 people   Fog hampers search for TAME airline's internal flight 120 from capita Quito

February 2002 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3  Turkey  6.0 earthquake, 40 people killed Feb.7  Argentina  Man detained on US flight Feb.12  Iran  Plane crash kills 117 Feb.20  Egypt  Train inferno kills 350

March 2002 ... more > Top ^
Mar.4  Afghanistan  US helicopter shot down. 7 killed Mar.6  Kabul  5 peacekeepers die in blast Mar.26   Northern Afghanistan   Quake kills 2,000  Series of earthquakes struck remote northern province of Baghlan. Up to 20,000 had been left homeless

April 2002 ... more > Top ^
Apr.14   South Korea Chinese jet crashes Apr.18   Milan   Plane hits Milan skyscraper  A small plane has hit a skyscraper setting the top floors of the 30-storey building on fire and killing 3 people

May 2002 ... more > Top ^
May.4  Northern Nigeria  Aircraft with 75 people crashed May.7  Northeast China  Airliner crashes into the sea May.12  Kazakhstan  Russian cosmodrome roof collapses May.25   Taiwan   Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea
  There is little hope of finding survivors after a Boeing 747-200 crashed on its way to Hong Kong
May.28   Libya Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families

June 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2   London Fire at Buckingham Palace
Jun.22   Iran 300 killed in earthquake Jun.23  Arizona  Wildfires merge, form massive blaze

July 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   West Germany 71 dead in midair collision
Map of UEBERLINGEN Germany
  A Tupolev 154 airliner and a Boeing 757 cargo plane collided over the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Jul.20  Peru  Nightclub fire kills 28 Jul.27   Western Ukraine   83 die in worst airshow crash Map of Lviv Ukraine
  The Russian fighter jet Sukhoi Su-27 crashed into a crowd at an airfield and exploded in a huge fireball. 115 people were injured
  Pennsylvania All 9 pulled alive from mine

August 2002 ... more > Top ^
Aug.6  Mexico  Bus crash kills 35 pilgrims Aug.9  Afghanistan  26 killed in explosion in Jalalabad Aug.13   Czech Republic   Prague floods surge to new peaks
  There are fears that river defences will be overwhelmed and the old city completely inundated
Aug.15   Eastern Germany Dresden evacuated as waters rise
Aug.16  Eastern Germany  Dresden swamped in record floods Aug.19   Chechnya   Crash: 115 servicemen dead
  Soldiers and crew are feared dead after a military helicopter crash-landed. Indications that a fire had broken out
Aug.22   Southern China   Million people battling lake Map of Lake Dongting Hunan China
  Families living nearby China's second largest freshwater lake have begun to flee their homes..    850,000 civilians and soldiers have mobilised to shore up dykes...
Aug.24  China  Flooded lake reaches crest

September 2002 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  South Korea  Clean up after deadly typhoon Sep.6   Taiwan Typhoon Sinlaku hits, 1,000 evacuated
Sep.9   Bihar 100 feared dead in rail tragedy Sep.13  South Africa  Oil spill threatens wildlife park Sep.14  China  Food poisoning kills 40 Sep.21   North Caucasus Avalanche: 100 feared dead Sep.25  Ivory Coast  U.S. students evacuated Sep.27   Senegal   1,800 people died as ferry sinks
  The Atlantic Ocean ferry Joola carrying almost 800 passengers and crew has sunk in a fierce storm


October 2002 ... more > Top ^
Oct.6   Yemen   French tanker explodes  A blazing tanker is spewing crude oil into the sea after an explosion, blamed by French officials on a terrorist attack Oct.27   Moscow Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
Oct.29  Sicily  Etna burns through forests Oct.31   Southern Italy   Children killed in earthquake
  Rescuers have pulled the bodies of at least 4 children from the rubble of a school where the roof collapsed
 Southern Italy  20 trapped in debris of collapsed school

November 2002 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  Morocco  Jail fire kills 49  Southern Italy  New quake as death toll hits 29 Nov.6  Luxembourg  17 die in plane crash Nov.19   Spain   Tanker sank spilling oil  17,000 tonnes of fuel oil was leaking

December 2002 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1   Venezuela Nightclub Blaze in Caracas Kills 47  Bangladesh  Stampede kills 36 Dec.4  Sydney  Wildfires ravage Sydney Dec.11  French Guiana  Europe's super rocket explodes Dec.15  England  Cargo wreck obstructs Dover Straits Dec.21  Kabul  Helicopter crashes near Kabul airport Dec.23   Iran Ukrainian plane crash kills 46 Dec.24  California  Pregnant woman missing Dec.27   Florida   Cloned baby birth claim  Clonaid, company linked to a philosophical sect, says that it has produced the world's first cloned human baby Dec.31   Mexico New Year fireworks blast kills 28


Fire at Buckingham Palace Nightclub Blaze in Caracas Kills 47 Quake kills 2,000  Series of earthquakes struck remote northern province of Baghlan. Up to 20,000 had been left homeless 300 killed in earthquake Children killed in earthquake




World, Disasters, 2002 Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2002
Jan.20  Congo  Goma petrol station blast kills 50
Feb.20  Egypt  Train inferno kills 350
Jun.2   London
Jun.23  Arizona  Wildfires merge, form massive blaze
Jul.20  Peru  Nightclub fire kills 28
Nov.1  Morocco  Jail fire kills 49
Dec.1   Venezuela
Dec.4  Sydney  Wildfires ravage Sydney




World, Disasters, 2002 Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2002
Feb.3  Turkey  6.0 earthquake, 40 people killed
Mar.26   Northern Afghanistan
Jun.22   Iran
Oct.31   Southern Italy
  Rescuers have pulled the bodies of at least 4 children from the rubble of a school where the roof collapsed
Oct.31  Southern Italy  20 trapped in debris of collapsed school Nov.1  Southern Italy  New quake as death toll hits 29



World, Disasters, 2002 Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2002 Aug.6  Mexico  Bus crash kills 35 pilgrims



World, Disasters, 2002 Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2002 Oct.27   Moscow Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid
Dec.27   Florida Cloned baby birth claim  Clonaid, company linked to a philosophical sect, says that it has produced the world's first cloned human baby



World, Disasters, 2002 Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2002 Sep.27   Senegal 1,800 people died as ferry sinks
  The Atlantic Ocean ferry Joola carrying almost 800 passengers and crew has sunk in a fierce storm
Oct.6   Yemen   French tanker explodes  A blazing tanker is spewing crude oil into the sea after an explosion, blamed by French officials on a terrorist attack Dec.15  England  Cargo wreck obstructs Dover Straits



World, Disasters, 2002 Volcano Timeline ... See World Volcano timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.18   Congo Volcano kills 45 people Jan.19   Congo Half of the city has been burned   Lava edged with black crust inched through the city of Goma. Lava flowed into nearby Lake Kivu May.28   Libya Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families Oct.29  Sicily  Etna burns through forests



World, Disasters, 2002 Missing Person Timeline ... See World Missing Person timeline Top ^
2002 Dec.24  California  Pregnant woman missing



World, Disasters, 2002 Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2002 Sep.1  South Korea  Clean up after deadly typhoon Sep.6   Taiwan Typhoon Sinlaku hits, 1,000 evacuated




World, Disasters, 2002 Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2002 Dec.1  Bangladesh  Stampede kills 36



World, Disasters, 2002 Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2002 Aug.13   Czech Republic Prague floods surge to new peaks
  There are fears that river defences will be overwhelmed and the old city completely inundated
Aug.15   Eastern Germany Dresden evacuated as waters rise Aug.16  Eastern Germany  Dresden swamped in record floods Aug.22   Southern China Million people battling lake Map of Lake Dongting Hunan China
  Families living nearby China's second largest freshwater lake have begun to flee their homes..    850,000 civilians and soldiers have mobilised to shore up dykes...
Aug.24  China  Flooded lake reaches crest



World, Disasters, 2002 Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.9  West Pakistan  No survivors in US plane crash Jan.28   Ecuador Airliner crashed with 92 people   Fog hampers search for TAME airline's internal flight 120 from capita Quito Feb.7  Argentina  Man detained on US flight Feb.12  Iran  Plane crash kills 117 Mar.4  Afghanistan  US helicopter shot down. 7 killed Mar.4  Afghanistan  US helicopter shot down. 7 killed Apr.14   South Korea Chinese jet crashes
Apr.18   Milan Plane hits Milan skyscraper  A small plane has hit a skyscraper setting the top floors of the 30-storey building on fire and killing 3 people May.4  Northern Nigeria  Aircraft with 75 people crashed May.7  Northeast China  Airliner crashes into the sea May.25   Taiwan Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea
  There is little hope of finding survivors after a Boeing 747-200 crashed on its way to Hong Kong
May.28   Libya Libya offers $2.7bn to Lockerbie families
Jul.1   West Germany 71 dead in midair collision Map of UEBERLINGEN Germany
  A Tupolev 154 airliner and a Boeing 757 cargo plane collided over the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Jul.27   Western Ukraine 83 die in worst airshow crash Map of Lviv Ukraine
  The Russian fighter jet Sukhoi Su-27 crashed into a crowd at an airfield and exploded in a huge fireball. 115 people were injured
Aug.19   Chechnya   Crash: 115 servicemen dead
  Soldiers and crew are feared dead after a military helicopter crash-landed. Indications that a fire had broken out
Aug.19   Chechnya   Crash: 115 servicemen dead
  Soldiers and crew are feared dead after a military helicopter crash-landed. Indications that a fire had broken out
Nov.6  Luxembourg  17 die in plane crash Dec.21  Kabul  Helicopter crashes near Kabul airport Dec.21  Kabul  Helicopter crashes near Kabul airport Dec.23   Iran Ukrainian plane crash kills 46




World, Disasters, 2002 Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2002 Sep.13  South Africa  Oil spill threatens wildlife park Nov.19   Spain   Tanker sank spilling oil  17,000 tonnes of fuel oil was leaking



World, Disasters, 2002 Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2002 May.12  Kazakhstan  Russian cosmodrome roof collapses



World, Disasters, 2002 Avalanche Timeline ... See World Avalanche timeline Top ^
2002 Sep.21   North Caucasus Avalanche: 100 feared dead




World, Disasters, 2002 Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.25  Texas  Former Enron VP commits suicide Jan.25  Texas  Former Enron VP commits suicide



World, Disasters, 2002 Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2002 Sep.9   Bihar 100 feared dead in rail tragedy
Sep.25  Ivory Coast  U.S. students evacuated



World, Disasters, 2002 Peace Efforts Timeline ... See World Peace Efforts timeline Top ^
2002 Mar.6  Kabul  5 peacekeepers die in blast Sep.14  China  Food poisoning kills 40 Nov.1  Morocco  Jail fire kills 49



World, Disasters, 2002 Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2002 Jul.27   Pennsylvania All 9 pulled alive from mine
Sep.25  Ivory Coast  U.S. students evacuated



World, Disasters, 2002 Terror Timeline ... See World Terror timeline Top ^
2002 Oct.6   Yemen   French tanker explodes  A blazing tanker is spewing crude oil into the sea after an explosion, blamed by French officials on a terrorist attack Dec.11  French Guiana  Europe's super rocket explodes



World, Disasters, 2002 Marines Timeline ... See World Marines timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.9  West Pakistan  No survivors in US plane crash



World, Disasters, 2002 Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.28   Nigeria Lagos blasts leave 500 dead
  killed as a result of a series of huge explosions at an army munitions dump
Mar.6  Kabul  5 peacekeepers die in blast Aug.9  Afghanistan  26 killed in explosion in Jalalabad Oct.27   Moscow Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid Dec.31   Mexico New Year fireworks blast kills 28