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B. 04-22 Many casualties in train crash North Korea
C. 05-23 Deadly airport roof collapse Paris
3. 05-27 1,000 people feared dead in flood town Haiti
E. 07-16 School blaze kills 90 Tamil Nadu, Southern India
08-01 Supermarket fire death toll tops 300 Paraguay
G. 08-24 Two passenger jets crash Russia
7. 09-22 Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead Haiti
I. 10-17 Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur Darfur
J. 11-30 Storm kills 1000 Philippines

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Many casualties in train crash Deadly airport roof collapse 1,000 people feared dead in flood town School blaze kills 90 Supermarket fire death toll tops 300  The fire broke out at the Ycua Bolanos supermarket while it was crowded with Sunday shoppers. Dozens were injured Two passenger jets crash Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur  The WHO: Up to 70,000 refugees have died since March 1 due to various causes, including diseases and malnutrition Storm kills 1000   9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
Jan.2  Egypt  Airliner crashes into Red Sea
Jan.3  Iran  Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins
Jan.8  Southern Iran  Man found alive in quake rubble
Jan.16  Vietnam  WHO: 4th death linked to bird flu
Feb.1  Saudi Arabia  Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead
Feb.14  Moscow  Roof collapse kills 26
Feb.18  Iran  Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed
Feb.23  Morocco  Quake kills 600
Feb.26  Macedonia  President Trajkovski killed in plane crash
Apr.22   North Korea
May.23   Paris
May.27   Haiti
Jun.24  Iran  70 dead in tanker horror smash
Jul.13  Bangladesh  Flood havoc mounts in South Asia
Jul.16   Southern India
Aug.1   Paraguay
Aug.24   Russia
Sep.6  New York  Clinton bypass surgery a success
Sep.7  China  Flood deaths mount to 143
Sep.11  Jamaica  Hurricane Ivan batters Jamaica
 North Korea  Big blast reported
Sep.17  Alabama  U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake
Sep.22   Haiti
Sep.25  Florida  Jeanne eyewall hits Florida
Sep.29  Moscow  Russia 'to ratify climate treaty'
Oct.4  Tunisia  Many drown as migrant ship sinks
Oct.17   Darfur
Oct.20  China  56 die, 150 missing in blast
 Japan  Typhoon kills at least 48
Oct.23  Japan  Quakes: Death toll rising to 15
Oct.26  Thailand  78 die after riot
Oct.27  West Bank  Doctors watch over Yasser Arafat
Nov.10  Ivory Coast  Foreigners flee Ivory Coast
Nov.27  China  Mine blast traps 187
Nov.30   Philippines
Dec.26  Sri Lanka  Asia quake death toll tops 4,700
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  People across Asia are flocking to morgues seeking lost loved ones after tsunamis swept across the Indian Ocean
 A great undersea earthquake occurred at an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra. The earthquake triggered tsunamis along the coasts of landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean, killing large people and inundating coastal communities. The tsunami devastated the shores of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand with waves up to 30 m and caused serious damage and deaths as far as the east coast of Africa
 Indonesia  Asia quake death toll 13,000
Dec.27  UN  UN mobilizing biggest relief operation
Dec.28  Indonesia  Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000
Dec.29   Southeast Asia
 Washington  US forms quake relief coalition
Dec.30   Argentina
Dec.31  Indonesia  U.N.: Tsunami toll approaches 150,000



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World in 2004 , Disasters, Location by Topic
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East Asia
01/16 WHO: 4th death linked to bird flu
04/22 Many casualties in train crash
09/07 Flood deaths mount to 143
09/11 Big blast reported
10/20 Typhoon kills at least 48
10/20 56 die, 150 missing in blast
10/23 Quakes: Death toll rising to 15
10/26 78 die after riot
11/27 Mine blast traps 187
11/30 Storm kills 1000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/26 Asia quake death toll 13,000
12/28 Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000
12/29 Wave toll 'could exceed 100,000'
12/31 U.N.: Tsunami toll approaches 150,000
10/23 Quakes: Death toll rising to 15
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/26 Asia quake death toll 13,000
12/28 Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000
12/29 Wave toll 'could exceed 100,000'
12/31 U.N.: Tsunami toll approaches 150,000
Southeast Asia
01/16 WHO: 4th death linked to bird flu
10/26 78 die after riot
11/30 Storm kills 1000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/26 Asia quake death toll 13,000
12/28 Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000
12/29 Wave toll 'could exceed 100,000'
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/26 Asia quake death toll 13,000
12/28 Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000
12/29 Wave toll 'could exceed 100,000'
12/31 U.N.: Tsunami toll approaches 150,000
Middle East
01/01 Quake rescue efforts end
01/02 Airliner crashes into Red Sea
01/03 Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins
01/08 Man found alive in quake rubble
02/01 Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead
02/18 Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed
06/24 70 dead in tanker horror smash
01/01 Quake rescue efforts end
01/03 Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins
01/08 Man found alive in quake rubble
Europe
02/03 Urgent bird flu summit
02/06 18 die in tide
02/14 Roof collapse kills 26
02/26 President Trajkovski killed in plane crash
05/23 Deadly airport roof collapse
08/24 Two passenger jets crash
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Arab Countries
01/02 Airliner crashes into Red Sea
02/01 Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead
02/23 Quake kills 600
10/04 Many drown as migrant ship sinks
10/17 Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
02/23 Quake kills 600
China
01/04 SARS link: China culls civet cats
02/15 90 killed in two fires
09/07 Flood deaths mount to 143
10/20 56 die, 150 missing in blast
11/27 Mine blast traps 187
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Iran
01/03 Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins
01/08 Man found alive in quake rubble
02/18 Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed
06/24 70 dead in tanker horror smash
01/01 Quake rescue efforts end
01/03 Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins
01/08 Man found alive in quake rubble
North America
09/17 U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake
09/25 Jeanne eyewall hits Florida
12/27 UN mobilizing biggest relief operation
12/29 US forms quake relief coalition
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Latin America
05/27 1,000 people feared dead in flood town
08/01 Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
09/22 Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead
12/30 175 dead in Buenos Aires club fire
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North Africa
01/02 Airliner crashes into Red Sea
01/26 Rescuers trapped in Cairo collapse
02/23 Quake kills 600
10/04 Many drown as migrant ship sinks
02/23 Quake kills 600
Indonesia
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/26 Asia quake death toll 13,000
12/28 Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000
12/31 U.N.: Tsunami toll approaches 150,000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/26 Asia quake death toll 13,000
12/28 Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000
12/31 U.N.: Tsunami toll approaches 150,000
Africa
02/23 Quake kills 600
10/04 Many drown as migrant ship sinks
10/17 Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
11/10 Foreigners flee Ivory Coast
02/23 Quake kills 600
USA
09/17 U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake
09/25 Jeanne eyewall hits Florida
12/29 US forms quake relief coalition
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Russia
02/14 Roof collapse kills 26
03/16 58 dead in apartment blast
08/24 Two passenger jets crash
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European Union
02/03 Urgent bird flu summit
02/06 18 die in tide
05/23 Deadly airport roof collapse
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Caribbean
05/27 1,000 people feared dead in flood town
09/11 Hurricane Ivan batters Jamaica
09/22 Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead
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Indochina
01/16 WHO: 4th death linked to bird flu
01/25 Bird flu claims first Thai victim
10/26 78 die after riot
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South Asia
07/13 Flood havoc mounts in South Asia
07/16 School blaze kills 90
12/26 Asia quake death toll tops 4,700
12/26 Asia quake death toll tops 4,700

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Airliner crashes into Red Sea  No survivors likely. A charter with 152 people aboard, most of them French tourists, crashed shortly after takeoff Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins Man found alive in quake rubble   WHO: 4th death linked to bird flu  The latest fatality is a 5-year-old boy from Nam Dinh province Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead Roof collapse kills 26 Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed  A runaway train cars filled with fuel and chemicals derailed and exploded, destroying 5 nearby villages Quake kills 600   A strong earthquake shook northern Morocco around the Mediterranean port city of Al Hoceima President Trajkovski killed in plane crash Many casualties in train crash


January 2004 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Iran  Quake rescue efforts end
Jan.2   Egypt  
Jan.3   Iran
Jan.4  China  SARS link: China culls civet cats
Jan.8   Southern Iran
Jan.16   Vietnam  
Jan.25  Thailand  Bird flu claims first Thai victim
Jan.26  Cairo  Rescuers trapped in Cairo collapse


February 2004 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Saudi Arabia
Feb.3  Rome  Urgent bird flu summit
Feb.6  Northern England  18 die in tide
Feb.14   Moscow
Feb.15  China  90 killed in two fires
Feb.18   Iran
Feb.23   Morocco  
Feb.26   Macedonia


March 2004 ... more > Top ^
Mar.6  Arctic  Dramatic rescue of North Pole 12
Mar.16  Russia  58 dead in apartment blast


April 2004 ... more > Top ^
Apr.17  Southern China  Mass evacuation in Chongqing
Apr.22   North Korea
  2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured


May 2004 ... more > Top ^
May.23   Paris   Deadly airport roof collapse
  At least 5 people were killed when a massive section of a vaulted ceiling collapsed at a new passenger terminal
May.26  Haiti  Carribean floods toll hits 900 May.27   Haiti   1,000 people feared dead in flood town
  At least 300 bodies have been found so far in the town of Mapou
May.28  Haiti  Caribbean teams race against floods May.29  Haiti  Weather holding up Caribbean aid

June 2004 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2  United Kingdom  Computer failure grounds flights Jun.9  Darfur  Children dying of hunger Jun.24   Iran 70 dead in tanker horror smash

July 2004 ... more > Top ^
Jul.6  UN  UN: World failing in AIDS fight Jul.11  Thailand  Annan urges action against Aids Jul.13   Bangladesh   Flood havoc mounts in South Asia  More than 10 million people are battling what some officials are calling the worst monsoon floods for over a decade Jul.16   Southern India   School blaze kills 90
Map of Tamil Nadu India
  Mostly children aged between 4 and 9 have been killed after a fire swept through a school


August 2004 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1   Paraguay   Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
  The fire broke out at the Ycua Bolanos supermarket while it was crowded with Sunday shoppers. Dozens were injured
Aug.2  Bangladesh  Flood aftermath compounds misery Aug.9  Tokyo  Deaths at nuclear plant Aug.12  Greece  Stars hurt in crash  Southern China  115 killed as typhoon slams coast Aug.14  Florida  Hurricane Charley death toll at 13 Aug.24   Russia Two passenger jets crash
  2 planes have crashed in nearly simultaneous incidents, with as many as 94 people feared killed


September 2004 ... more > Top ^
Sep.6   New York Clinton bypass surgery a success Sep.7   China Flood deaths mount to 143 Sep.11   Jamaica Hurricane Ivan batters Jamaica  Greece  Top cleric feared killed in helicopter crash   North Korea   Big blast reported  A big explosion rocked a northern province near the border with China on the 56th anniversary of the country founding Sep.12  Caribbean  Ivan surges toward Cayman Islands Sep.13  Cuba  Hurricane batters Cuba Sep.17   Alabama   U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake  Residents in 5 states face homes sheared from their pilings, power outages, floodwaters, looters and a missing alligator Sep.19  Haiti  Jeanne batters Haiti; 54 dead Sep.20  Haiti  Flood death toll nears 600 Sep.22   Haiti Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead
  Workers used dump trucks to empty more than 100 bodies into a 14-foot-deep hole. Up to 1,250 people still missing
Sep.25   Florida Jeanne eyewall hits Florida Sep.29   Moscow Russia 'to ratify climate treaty'  The government is expected to announce that the country will ratify the Kyoto Protocol

October 2004 ... more > Top ^
Oct.4   Tunisia Many drown as migrant ship sinks
Oct.17   Darfur   Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
  The WHO: Up to 70,000 refugees have died since March 1 due to various causes, including diseases and malnutrition
Oct.20   China 56 die, 150 missing in blast   Japan     Typhoon kills at least 48  Typhoon Tokage lashed the country with heavy rains that set off landslides and forced thousands to flee homes Oct.23   Japan Quakes: Death toll rising to 15 Oct.26   Thailand   78 die after riot  People were suffocated or crushed to death after being arrested and packed into police trucks in Muslim-dominated south Oct.27   West Bank Doctors watch over Yasser Arafat

November 2004 ... more > Top ^
Nov.10   Ivory Coast Foreigners flee Ivory Coast
Nov.20  China  53 die in plane crash Nov.27   China Mine blast traps 187 Nov.30   Philippines   Storm kills 1000
  50 others missing after landslides and flash floods in the eastern Philippines


December 2004 ... more > Top ^
Dec.26   Sri Lanka Asia quake death toll tops 4,700   Aceh     9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
  People across Asia are flocking to morgues seeking lost loved ones after tsunamis swept across the Indian Ocean
 A great undersea earthquake occurred at an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra. The earthquake triggered tsunamis along the coasts of landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean, killing large people and inundating coastal communities. The tsunami devastated the shores of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand with waves up to 30 m and caused serious damage and deaths as far as the east coast of Africa
  Indonesia     Asia quake death toll 13,000  Massive tsunamis triggered by the largest earthquake to shake the planet in more than 40 years wiped out coastal areas Dec.27  Sri Lanka  Asia quake death toll tops 23,000   UN UN mobilizing biggest relief operation Dec.28  Sri Lanka  Tsunami toll rises above 33,000   Indonesia Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000 Dec.29   Southeast Asia     Wave toll 'could exceed 100,000'
  The toll would rise sharply when victims are counted on India's Andaman and Nicobar islands
  Washington US forms quake relief coalition Dec.30  Sumatra  Tsunami death toll tops 116,000   Argentina   175 dead in Buenos Aires club fire
  The fire began about 11 p.m. during a rock concert in the Republica Cro Magnon disco, in the Once section
Dec.31  Southeast Asia  Tsunami death toll tops 135,000   Indonesia U.N.: Tsunami toll approaches 150,000


School blaze kills 90 Map of Tamil Nadu India




World, Disasters, 2004 Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2004
Feb.15  China  90 killed in two fires
Jul.16   Southern India
  Mostly children aged between 4 and 9 have been killed after a fire swept through a school
Aug.1   Paraguay Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
  The fire broke out at the Ycua Bolanos supermarket while it was crowded with Sunday shoppers. Dozens were injured
Dec.30   Argentina 175 dead in Buenos Aires club fire
  The fire began about 11 p.m. during a rock concert in the Republica Cro Magnon disco, in the Once section




World, Disasters, 2004 Track & Field Timeline ... See World Track & Field timeline Top ^
2004 Aug.12  Greece  Stars hurt in crash Dec.29   Washington US forms quake relief coalition




World, Disasters, 2004 Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2004 Feb.23   Morocco Quake kills 600   A strong earthquake shook northern Morocco around the Mediterranean port city of Al Hoceima Oct.23   Japan Quakes: Death toll rising to 15
Dec.26   Sri Lanka Asia quake death toll tops 4,700 Dec.26   Aceh   9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
  People across Asia are flocking to morgues seeking lost loved ones after tsunamis swept across the Indian Ocean
 A great undersea earthquake occurred at an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra. The earthquake triggered tsunamis along the coasts of landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean, killing large people and inundating coastal communities. The tsunami devastated the shores of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand with waves up to 30 m and caused serious damage and deaths as far as the east coast of Africa
Dec.26   Indonesia   Asia quake death toll 13,000  Massive tsunamis triggered by the largest earthquake to shake the planet in more than 40 years wiped out coastal areas Dec.27  Sri Lanka  Asia quake death toll tops 23,000 Dec.28  Sri Lanka  Tsunami toll rises above 33,000 Dec.28   Indonesia Asia earthquake toll rising to 60,000 Dec.29   Southeast Asia   Wave toll 'could exceed 100,000'
  The toll would rise sharply when victims are counted on India's Andaman and Nicobar islands
Dec.30  Sumatra  Tsunami death toll tops 116,000 Dec.31  Southeast Asia  Tsunami death toll tops 135,000 Dec.31   Indonesia U.N.: Tsunami toll approaches 150,000



World, Disasters, 2004 Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2004 Jun.24   Iran 70 dead in tanker horror smash
Aug.12  Greece  Stars hurt in crash



World, Disasters, 2004 Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2004 Jan.4  China  SARS link: China culls civet cats Jan.16   Vietnam   WHO: 4th death linked to bird flu  The latest fatality is a 5-year-old boy from Nam Dinh province Jan.25  Thailand  Bird flu claims first Thai victim Feb.3  Rome  Urgent bird flu summit Aug.2  Bangladesh  Flood aftermath compounds misery Sep.6   New York Clinton bypass surgery a success
Oct.27   West Bank Doctors watch over Yasser Arafat



World, Disasters, 2004 Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2004 Feb.6  Northern England  18 die in tide Oct.4   Tunisia Many drown as migrant ship sinks




World, Disasters, 2004 Religion Timeline ... See World Religion timeline Top ^
2004 Feb.1   Saudi Arabia Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead




World, Disasters, 2004 Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2004 Oct.20   China 56 die, 150 missing in blast
Nov.27   China Mine blast traps 187



World, Disasters, 2004 Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2004 Aug.12  Southern China  115 killed as typhoon slams coast Aug.14  Florida  Hurricane Charley death toll at 13 Sep.11   Jamaica Hurricane Ivan batters Jamaica
Sep.12  Caribbean  Ivan surges toward Cayman Islands Sep.13  Cuba  Hurricane batters Cuba Sep.17   Alabama U.S. death toll at least 22 in Ivan's wake  Residents in 5 states face homes sheared from their pilings, power outages, floodwaters, looters and a missing alligator Sep.19  Haiti  Jeanne batters Haiti; 54 dead Sep.22   Haiti Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead
  Workers used dump trucks to empty more than 100 bodies into a 14-foot-deep hole. Up to 1,250 people still missing
Sep.25   Florida Jeanne eyewall hits Florida Oct.20   Japan   Typhoon kills at least 48  Typhoon Tokage lashed the country with heavy rains that set off landslides and forced thousands to flee homes Nov.30   Philippines Storm kills 1000
  50 others missing after landslides and flash floods in the eastern Philippines




World, Disasters, 2004 AIDS Timeline ... See World AIDS timeline Top ^
2004 Jul.6  UN  UN: World failing in AIDS fight Jul.11  Thailand  Annan urges action against Aids Jul.11  Thailand  Annan urges action against Aids Oct.26   Thailand   78 die after riot  People were suffocated or crushed to death after being arrested and packed into police trucks in Muslim-dominated south



World, Disasters, 2004 Summit Timeline ... See World Summit timeline Top ^
2004 Feb.3  Rome  Urgent bird flu summit



World, Disasters, 2004 Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2004 May.26  Haiti  Carribean floods toll hits 900 May.27   Haiti 1,000 people feared dead in flood town
  At least 300 bodies have been found so far in the town of Mapou
Jul.13   Bangladesh Flood havoc mounts in South Asia  More than 10 million people are battling what some officials are calling the worst monsoon floods for over a decade Sep.7   China Flood deaths mount to 143 Sep.20  Haiti  Flood death toll nears 600



World, Disasters, 2004 Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2004 Feb.1   Saudi Arabia Hajj stampede: 244 pilgrims dead




World, Disasters, 2004 Agreement Timeline ... See World Agreement timeline Top ^
2004 Sep.29   Moscow Russia 'to ratify climate treaty'  The government is expected to announce that the country will ratify the Kyoto Protocol



World, Disasters, 2004 Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2004 Jan.2   Egypt Airliner crashes into Red Sea  No survivors likely. A charter with 152 people aboard, most of them French tourists, crashed shortly after takeoff Feb.26   Macedonia President Trajkovski killed in plane crash
Jun.2  United Kingdom  Computer failure grounds flights Jun.2  United Kingdom  Computer failure grounds flights Aug.24   Russia Two passenger jets crash
  2 planes have crashed in nearly simultaneous incidents, with as many as 94 people feared killed
Sep.11  Greece  Top cleric feared killed in helicopter crash Nov.20  China  53 die in plane crash



World, Disasters, 2004 Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2004 Aug.9  Tokyo  Deaths at nuclear plant Sep.29   Moscow Russia 'to ratify climate treaty'  The government is expected to announce that the country will ratify the Kyoto Protocol



World, Disasters, 2004 Famine Timeline ... See World Famine timeline Top ^
2004 Jun.9  Darfur  Children dying of hunger



World, Disasters, 2004 Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2004 Jan.26  Cairo  Rescuers trapped in Cairo collapse Feb.14   Moscow Roof collapse kills 26 May.23   Paris Deadly airport roof collapse
  At least 5 people were killed when a massive section of a vaulted ceiling collapsed at a new passenger terminal




World, Disasters, 2004 Refugees Timeline ... See World Refugees timeline Top ^
2004 Oct.17   Darfur Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
  The WHO: Up to 70,000 refugees have died since March 1 due to various causes, including diseases and malnutrition
Nov.10   Ivory Coast Foreigners flee Ivory Coast



World, Disasters, 2004 Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2004 Feb.18   Iran Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed  A runaway train cars filled with fuel and chemicals derailed and exploded, destroying 5 nearby villages



World, Disasters, 2004 Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2004 Jan.1  Iran  Quake rescue efforts end Jan.3   Iran Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins
Jan.8   Southern Iran Man found alive in quake rubble Mar.6  Arctic  Dramatic rescue of North Pole 12 May.28  Haiti  Caribbean teams race against floods May.29  Haiti  Weather holding up Caribbean aid Dec.27   UN UN mobilizing biggest relief operation Dec.29   Washington US forms quake relief coalition



World, Disasters, 2004 Terror Timeline ... See World Terror timeline Top ^
2004 Aug.24   Russia Two passenger jets crash
  2 planes have crashed in nearly simultaneous incidents, with as many as 94 people feared killed




World, Disasters, 2004 Obituary Timeline ... See World Obituary timeline Top ^
2004 Feb.26   Macedonia President Trajkovski killed in plane crash



World, Disasters, 2004 Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2004 Mar.16  Russia  58 dead in apartment blast Apr.17  Southern China  Mass evacuation in Chongqing Apr.22   North Korea Many casualties in train crash
  2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured
Sep.11   North Korea Big blast reported  A big explosion rocked a northern province near the border with China on the 56th anniversary of the country founding