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1. 01-02 Rink collapse kills 15 Bavaria
2. 01-05 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse Mecca
01-12 Hajj stampede kills at least 345 Mecca
4. 01-28 Hall collapse traps many. 66 died Katowice, Poland
F. 02-03 Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea Egypt
G. 02-11 Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe Italy
H. 02-16 Mud wipes out village, 1,000 dead Philippines
I. 02-19 Blast traps 66 in mine Mexico
J. 05-02 Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board Sochi

Summary.     Click for More > 650 dead as quake triggers tsunami Russia airliner with 170 aboard crashes 'Croc Hunter' died in stingray attack  Steve Irwin enthralled audiences around the world with his wildlife adventures Plane lost over Amazon Pipeline explosion kills at least 260 Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing   A ferry carrying around 850 passengers was travelling from Semarang in Central Java to the port of Kumai in Kalimantan
Rink collapse kills 15 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse Hajj stampede kills at least 345   People have been killed during a symbolic stoning ritual at the annual pilgrimage near Mecca Hall collapse traps many. 66 died Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea  An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe Mud wipes out village, 1,000 dead Blast traps 66 in mine Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board Red alert for volcano Mount Merapi Java quake kills 6,000 Map of Yogyakarta Indonesia
Jan.1  Turkey  Bird flu suspect dies
Jan.2   Bavaria
Jan.3  USA  Only one miner reported alive
 Indonesia  Java village buried by landslide
Jan.5   Mecca
Jan.8  Turkey  Three new bird flu cases
Jan.12   Mecca
Jan.13  Japan  Avalanches feared after snow
Jan.19  Hungary  Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die
Jan.26  Georgia  Energy crisis as Georgia freezes
Jan.28   Poland
Feb.3   Egypt
 Manila  Game show stampede kills 88
 Egypt  Hopes dim for ferry missing
Feb.8  Nigeria  Deadly bird flu found
Feb.11   Italy
Feb.12  Texas  Cheney shoots man in hunt error
Feb.16   Philippines
Feb.19   Mexico
Feb.20  Philippines  'Signs of life' heard at school
Feb.23  Moscow  64 dead in roof collapse
Feb.25  Mexico  Mine missing declared dead
Mar.12  UN Tribunal  Milosevic autopsy points to heart attack
Mar.21  Azerbaijan  Bird flu kills five
Mar.30  Bahrain  Ferry sinks carrying 150 people
Apr.6  Djibouti  69 dead as ferry capsizes
Apr.15  Serbia  Swollen Danube threatens Balkans
May.2   Sochi
May.6  Southern Iraq  UK troops attacked after copter crash
May.8  Australia  Trapped miners rescued
May.12  Nigeria  Oil pipeline explosion kills up to 200
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May.14  Indonesia  New warning as volcano intensifies
May.21  China  Flooding traps 57 in mine
May.23  Greece  Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash
May.27   Indonesia
  20,000 people have been hurt and 200,000 left homeless. The quake hit at 0554 local time.    The quake, measuring 6.3, is hitting a densely-populated area on the southern coast. People fled as their homes collapsed around them. Electrici...
May.29  Indonesia  Quake toll over 5,100
Jun.15  Indonesia  Volcano eruption traps two
Jun.22  Indonesia  Flood toll passes 200
 Washington  Study: Earth 'likely' hottest in 2,000 years
Jul.3  Spain  Subway crash: 41 dead
Jul.9  Siberia  122 dead in airline crash
Jul.17   Indonesia
Aug.9  China  466,000 flee as storm nears China
Aug.22   Donbass
Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash
Sep.2  Kandahar  14 Britons die in NATO crash
Sep.4   Australia
Sep.22  West Germany  Magnetic train crashes
Sep.29   Amazon
Oct.29  Nigeria  Sultan among crash dead
Oct.30  London  Warming 'may cause economic chaos'
Nov.22  Poland  No survivors in mine blast
Dec.1  Philippines  Typhoon kills 388
 London  Pair test positive for polonium
Dec.8  Moscow  Hospital fire killed 45 women
Dec.18  Senegal  Migrant boat capsized twice; 80 die
Dec.26   Nigeria
Dec.29   Indonesia



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February 2006
Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe
64 dead in roof collapse
Game show stampede kills 88
Mud wipes out village, 1,000 dead
'Signs of life' heard at school
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March 2006
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April 2006
Swollen Danube threatens Balkans
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May 2006
Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board
Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash
Red alert for volcano Mount Merapi
New warning as volcano intensifies
Java quake kills 6,000
Quake toll over 5,100
Red alert for volcano Mount Merapi
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Java quake kills 6,000
Quake toll over 5,100
Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash
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Volcano eruption traps two
Flood toll passes 200
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July 2006
Subway crash: 41 dead
650 dead as quake triggers tsunami
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August 2006
Russia airliner with 170 aboard crashes
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September 2006
Magnetic train crashes
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October 2006
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November 2006
No survivors in mine blast
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Typhoon kills 388
Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing
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  Bird flu suspect dies  A 14-year-old boy was one of 6 people tested for bird flu, and his sister was in a critical and worsening condition Rink collapse kills 15


January 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   Turkey  
Jan.2   Bavaria  
  Up to 50 people were inside the ice rink in the town of Bad Reichenhall when the roof caved in under heavy snow
 Bavaria  Rescuers search for rink survivors Jan.3   USA   Only one miner reported alive   26-year-old Randal McCloy critically ill and rushed to hospital   Indonesia   Java village buried by landslide  At least 200 people are feared dead and 100 homes have been swept away by a landslide triggered by rains Jan.4  Turkey  Dead boy had bird flu  Indonesia  Hundreds feared dead in landslide Jan.5   Mecca   76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse
  A hotel in Islam's holiest city collapsed as millions of Muslims arrived for the annual Hajj pilgrimage
Jan.8   Turkey     Three new bird flu cases   2 children and an adult, who were hospitalized in the capital, Ankara, have tested positive  Iraq  U.S. helicopter crash kills 12 Jan.11  Turkey  Turkish bird flu 'may be endemic' Jan.12   Mecca   Hajj stampede kills at least 345 Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia
  People have been killed during a symbolic stoning ritual at the annual pilgrimage near Mecca
Jan.13   Japan Avalanches feared after snow Jan.15  Jerusalem  Sharon tracheotomy successful Jan.19   Hungary Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die  An AN-24 plane believed to be carrying 45 soldiers and 3 crew members has crashed in rugged terrain Jan.20  Moscow  Freeze kills at least 40 Jan.23  Kenya  Many trapped in Nairobi collapse Jan.26   Georgia Energy crisis as Georgia freezes Jan.28   Poland   Hall collapse traps many. 66 died Map of Katowice Poland
  The roof of a trade hall near the city of Katowice has collapsed with up to 500 people inside the building
 Poland  Arena roof falls; 20 dead, 100 trapped  Poland  At least 60 dead in collapse Jan.29  Canada  Fire traps 70 inside mine

February 2006 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3   Egypt   Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
  An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued
  Manila Game show stampede kills 88
  Egypt Hopes dim for ferry missing Feb.4  Egypt  Officials: Fire made ferry sink Feb.8   Nigeria Deadly bird flu found Feb.11   Italy     Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe
  The deadly H5N1 strain that has killed at least 88 people around the world has been detected in Italy and Greece
Feb.12   Texas     Cheney shoots man in hunt error  The Vice-President has accidentally shot and injured a man during a quail hunting trip Feb.16   Philippines   Mud wipes out village, 1,000 dead
  A major landslide in the central Philippines is reported to have buried an entire village of Guinsaugon
Feb.17  Philippines  Rescue bid after 1,500 missing Feb.18  Philippines  1,800 feared dead in mudslide  Philippines  Rains hit mudslide rescues Feb.19   Mexico   Blast traps 66 in mine
  In a remote, semi-desert region an explosion ripped through a coal mine two miles underground.    8 miners who had been near the mine's exit were rescued and hospitalized. There were 65 miners trapped throughout the mine, near the town of Sabinas. Rescuers had ...
Feb.20   Philippines 'Signs of life' heard at school Feb.21  Jakarta  Bird flu tests for death Feb.23   Moscow   64 dead in roof collapse  Rescuers paused repeatedly in hopes of hearing survivors after a snow-laden roof collapsed on the market  Bangladesh  85 killed in blaze Feb.24  Mexico  Rescuers suspend miners search Feb.25   Mexico   Mine missing declared dead  There is no chance of survival for 65 miners trapped underground for almost a week

March 2006 ... more > Top ^
Mar.12   UN Tribunal Milosevic autopsy points to heart attack
Mar.19  Queensland  Massive cyclone hits Australia Mar.20  Australia  Cyclone 'like atom bomb' Mar.21   Azerbaijan Bird flu kills five Mar.22  Japan  2 hurt in nuclear plant fire Mar.23  Cameroon  Boat sinks; 127 feared drowned Mar.30   Bahrain   Ferry sinks carrying 150 people  A total of 48 bodies have so far been recovered from the site. 52 people have been rescued  Iran  Series of earthquakes killing dozens

April 2006 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6   Djibouti 69 dead as ferry capsizes
Apr.15   Serbia   Swollen Danube threatens Balkans  A state of emergency has been declared in 10 regions of Serbia; waters of the Danube flooded Smederevo Apr.17  Mexico  Bus plunge kills 67 religious pilgrims

May 2006 ... more > Top ^
May.2   Sochi     Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board
  An Armenian plane disappeared from radar near the Black Sea resort of Sochi. debris had been found off the coast.    Controllers lost contact with the Airbus A320 shortly after ...
May.6   Southern Iraq   UK troops attacked after copter crash  Crowds of Iraqis attacked troops with rocks and Molotov cocktail after a military helicopter crashed May.8   Australia Trapped miners rescued  Brant Webb and Todd Russell have been rescued from a gold mine after being trapped underground for 2 weeks May.12   Nigeria Oil pipeline explosion kills up to 200   Vandals are thought to have caused the explosion on the outskirts of the city of Lagos; all of them were killed   Indonesia   Red alert for volcano Mount Merapi
  The authorities have ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents living on the slopes of the 9,700ft peak
May.14   Indonesia New warning as volcano intensifies May.16  Tonga  Quake drill shaken by real thing May.21   China Flooding traps 57 in mine   Rescuers now believe that an estimated 57 coalminers are trapped underground in the province of Shanxi May.23   Greece Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash May.24  Istanbul  Blaze engulfs airport May.26  Indonesia  Hundreds die in Java quake May.27  Indonesia  Powerful earthquake killed at least 2,901   Indonesia   Java quake kills 6,000 Map of Yogyakarta Indonesia
  20,000 people have been hurt and 200,000 left homeless. The quake hit at 0554 local time
 The quake, measuring 6.3, is hitting a densely-populated area on the southern coast. People fled as their homes collapsed around them. Electricity and communications across the city of Yogyakarta were also down. The airport was closed. The runway had cracked. Rain compounds quake misery
May.28  Sumatra  Food aid starts to arrive for quake victims May.29   Indonesia Quake toll over 5,100  Indonesia  Urgent need for hospitals, tents May.31  Indonesia  Quake toll climbs but crisis eases

June 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jun.14  Indonesia  Thousands flee volcano Jun.15   Indonesia Volcano eruption traps two
Jun.22   Indonesia Flood toll passes 200   Washington Study: Earth 'likely' hottest in 2,000 years

July 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3   Spain Subway crash: 41 dead   Two carriages derailed and crashed in a tunnel in the eastern city of Valencia Jul.9   Siberia   122 dead in airline crash  The Sibir Airlines passenger jet A-310 crashed into a concrete barrier and burst into flames Jul.17   Indonesia   650 dead as quake triggers tsunami
Map of Java Indonesia
  A 7.2 earthquake off the coast of Java and a tsunami has killed 37 people, but the death toll is expected to rise.    Most of the deaths have been caused by the tsunami, but some may have died in th...
Jul.18  Indonesia  Death toll in tsunami has risen to 520 Jul.19  Jakarta  Strong earthquake rattles Jakarta

August 2006 ... more > Top ^
Aug.9   China 466,000 flee as storm nears China
Aug.10  China  104 dead as typhoon hits Aug.20  Egypt  Train crash kills 57 Aug.22   Donbass   Russia airliner with 170 aboard crashes Map of Donetsk Ukraine
  The pilot reported a fire on board and heavy turbulence. A jet crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all on board.    The Tupolev-154, belonging to St Petersburg-based Pulkovo airlines,was flying from s...
Aug.27   Kentucky   49 dead in plane crash  A passenger plane, the Comair CRJ-100, carrying 50 people has crashed shortly after taking off, killing all but one on board

September 2006 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Iran  Up to 80 killed when jetliner catches fire Sep.2   Kandahar 14 Britons die in NATO crash
Sep.4   Australia   'Croc Hunter' died in stingray attack
  Steve Irwin enthralled audiences around the world with his wildlife adventures
 The tape shows Irwin pulling the barb left by a stingray's tail from his chest moments before his death Irwin was regarded by Australians as a national treasure
Sep.11  Bermuda  Florence cuts power to thousands Sep.22   West Germany   Magnetic train crashes   An elevated train has crashed on a test track, killing 23 Sep.24  Ecuador  Children dead in bus crash Sep.29   Amazon   Plane lost over Amazon
  A search is underway for a passenger plane with at least 150 people on board that has gone missing.    Boeing 737 had struck the plane, which was then able to land. Brazil's airline, G...


October 2006 ... more > Top ^
Oct.7  Kashmir  Quake victims honoured Oct.11  Manhattan  Yankees pitcher killed in crash of plane Oct.29   Nigeria   Sultan among crash dead   Boeing 737, with 104 on board, crashed near the Abuja airport shortly after takeoff and burst into flames Oct.30   London Warming 'may cause economic chaos'  A top economist: Climate change could devastate the global economy on a scale of the 2 world wars

November 2006 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2  Washington  Report: Seafood faces collapse by 2048 Nov.4  France  Power cuts strike western Europe Nov.15  Northern Japan  Tsunami alerts lifted after quake Nov.21  Poland  Mine blast kills eight; 15 missing Nov.22   Poland   No survivors in mine blast   Rescuers at a coal mine have found the bodies of 15 miners, ending hopes of finding any survivors Nov.26  Tehran  Military plane crashes in Tehran

December 2006 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1   Philippines   Typhoon kills 388   Rains caused by Durian brought mud and rocks down hillsides, burying 2 villages in the foothills of the Mayon volcano   London Pair test positive for polonium
Dec.8   Moscow Hospital fire killed 45 women Dec.18   Senegal Migrant boat capsized twice; 80 die Dec.26   Nigeria Pipeline explosion kills at least 260
  A massive explosion and fire ignited as crowds carried away buckets of fuel from a tapped fuel pipeline.    Extreme heat has prevented rescuers from recovering bodie. The fire burned f...
 Taiwan  Powerful quake strikes off Taiwan Dec.29  Arctic  Ice shelf snaps, breaks free from Arctic   Indonesia   Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing
Map of Kalimantan Indonesia
  A ferry carrying around 850 passengers was travelling from Semarang in Central Java to the port of Kumai in Kalimantan
 Storms and high winds were hampering the rescue effort. The boat sunk about 40 km off Mandalika island. Only 66 people recovered



Hospital fire killed 45 women   Cheney shoots man in hunt error  The Vice-President has accidentally shot and injured a man during a quail hunting trip Java quake kills 6,000 Map of Yogyakarta Indonesia




World, Disasters, 2006 Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
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Feb.4  Egypt  Officials: Fire made ferry sink
Feb.23  Bangladesh  85 killed in blaze
Mar.22  Japan  2 hurt in nuclear plant fire
May.24  Istanbul  Blaze engulfs airport
Dec.8   Moscow




World, Disasters, 2006 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
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Feb.12   Texas
May.29  Indonesia  Urgent need for hospitals, tents




World, Disasters, 2006 Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
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Mar.30  Iran  Series of earthquakes killing dozens
May.16  Tonga  Quake drill shaken by real thing
May.26  Indonesia  Hundreds die in Java quake
May.27  Indonesia  Powerful earthquake killed at least 2,901
May.27   Indonesia
  20,000 people have been hurt and 200,000 left homeless. The quake hit at 0554 local time
 The quake, measuring 6.3, is hitting a densely-populated area on the southern coast. People fled as their homes collapsed around them. Electricity and communications across the city of Yogyakarta were also down. The airport was closed. The runway had cracked. Rain compounds quake misery
May.29   Indonesia Quake toll over 5,100 May.31  Indonesia  Quake toll climbs but crisis eases Jul.17   Indonesia 650 dead as quake triggers tsunami Map of Java Indonesia
  A 7.2 earthquake off the coast of Java and a tsunami has killed 37 people, but the death toll is expected to rise.    Most of the deaths have been caused by the tsunami, but some may have died in th...
Jul.18  Indonesia  Death toll in tsunami has risen to 520 Jul.19  Jakarta  Strong earthquake rattles Jakarta Oct.7  Kashmir  Quake victims honoured Nov.15  Northern Japan  Tsunami alerts lifted after quake Dec.26  Taiwan  Powerful quake strikes off Taiwan



World, Disasters, 2006 Baseball Timeline ... See World Baseball timeline Top ^
2006 Oct.11  Manhattan  Yankees pitcher killed in crash of plane



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2006 Apr.17  Mexico  Bus plunge kills 67 religious pilgrims Sep.24  Ecuador  Children dead in bus crash



World, Disasters, 2006 Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.1   Turkey   Bird flu suspect dies  A 14-year-old boy was one of 6 people tested for bird flu, and his sister was in a critical and worsening condition Jan.4  Turkey  Dead boy had bird flu Jan.8   Turkey   Three new bird flu cases   2 children and an adult, who were hospitalized in the capital, Ankara, have tested positive Jan.11  Turkey  Turkish bird flu 'may be endemic' Jan.15  Jerusalem  Sharon tracheotomy successful Feb.8   Nigeria Deadly bird flu found
Feb.11   Italy   Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe
  The deadly H5N1 strain that has killed at least 88 people around the world has been detected in Italy and Greece
Feb.21  Jakarta  Bird flu tests for death Mar.12   UN Tribunal Milosevic autopsy points to heart attack
Mar.21   Azerbaijan Bird flu kills five Dec.1   London Pair test positive for polonium



World, Disasters, 2006 Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2006 Feb.3   Egypt Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
  An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued
Mar.23  Cameroon  Boat sinks; 127 feared drowned Mar.30   Bahrain Ferry sinks carrying 150 people  A total of 48 bodies have so far been recovered from the site. 52 people have been rescued Apr.6   Djibouti 69 dead as ferry capsizes Dec.18   Senegal Migrant boat capsized twice; 80 die Dec.29   Indonesia Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing Map of Kalimantan Indonesia
  A ferry carrying around 850 passengers was travelling from Semarang in Central Java to the port of Kumai in Kalimantan
 Storms and high winds were hampering the rescue effort. The boat sunk about 40 km off Mandalika island. Only 66 people recovered




World, Disasters, 2006 Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.26   Georgia Energy crisis as Georgia freezes
Sep.11  Bermuda  Florence cuts power to thousands Nov.4  France  Power cuts strike western Europe



World, Disasters, 2006 Volcano Timeline ... See World Volcano timeline Top ^
2006 May.12   Indonesia Red alert for volcano Mount Merapi
  The authorities have ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents living on the slopes of the 9,700ft peak
May.14   Indonesia New warning as volcano intensifies
Jun.14  Indonesia  Thousands flee volcano Jun.15   Indonesia Volcano eruption traps two



World, Disasters, 2006 Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.3   USA Only one miner reported alive   26-year-old Randal McCloy critically ill and rushed to hospital Jan.29  Canada  Fire traps 70 inside mine Feb.19   Mexico Blast traps 66 in mine
  In a remote, semi-desert region an explosion ripped through a coal mine two miles underground.    8 miners who had been near the mine's exit were rescued and hospitalized. There were 65 miners trapped throughout the mine, near the town of Sabinas. Rescuers had ...
Feb.25   Mexico Mine missing declared dead  There is no chance of survival for 65 miners trapped underground for almost a week May.21   China Flooding traps 57 in mine   Rescuers now believe that an estimated 57 coalminers are trapped underground in the province of Shanxi Nov.21  Poland  Mine blast kills eight; 15 missing Nov.22   Poland No survivors in mine blast   Rescuers at a coal mine have found the bodies of 15 miners, ending hopes of finding any survivors



World, Disasters, 2006 Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.20  Moscow  Freeze kills at least 40 Feb.18  Philippines  Rains hit mudslide rescues Mar.19  Queensland  Massive cyclone hits Australia Mar.20  Australia  Cyclone 'like atom bomb' Aug.9   China 466,000 flee as storm nears China
Aug.10  China  104 dead as typhoon hits Dec.1   Philippines   Typhoon kills 388   Rains caused by Durian brought mud and rocks down hillsides, burying 2 villages in the foothills of the Mayon volcano



World, Disasters, 2006 Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.3   Indonesia Java village buried by landslide  At least 200 people are feared dead and 100 homes have been swept away by a landslide triggered by rains Jan.4  Indonesia  Hundreds feared dead in landslide Feb.16   Philippines Mud wipes out village, 1,000 dead
  A major landslide in the central Philippines is reported to have buried an entire village of Guinsaugon
Feb.18  Philippines  1,800 feared dead in mudslide Oct.30   London Warming 'may cause economic chaos'  A top economist: Climate change could devastate the global economy on a scale of the 2 world wars



World, Disasters, 2006 Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2006 Apr.15   Serbia Swollen Danube threatens Balkans  A state of emergency has been declared in 10 regions of Serbia; waters of the Danube flooded Smederevo Jun.22   Indonesia Flood toll passes 200



World, Disasters, 2006 Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.12   Mecca Hajj stampede kills at least 345
Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia
  People have been killed during a symbolic stoning ritual at the annual pilgrimage near Mecca
Feb.3   Manila Game show stampede kills 88



World, Disasters, 2006 Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2006 Sep.4   Australia 'Croc Hunter' died in stingray attack
  Steve Irwin enthralled audiences around the world with his wildlife adventures
 The tape shows Irwin pulling the barb left by a stingray's tail from his chest moments before his death Irwin was regarded by Australians as a national treasure




World, Disasters, 2006 Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.8  Iraq  U.S. helicopter crash kills 12 Jan.19   Hungary Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die  An AN-24 plane believed to be carrying 45 soldiers and 3 crew members has crashed in rugged terrain Jan.19   Hungary Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die  An AN-24 plane believed to be carrying 45 soldiers and 3 crew members has crashed in rugged terrain May.2   Sochi   Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board
  An Armenian plane disappeared from radar near the Black Sea resort of Sochi. debris had been found off the coast.    Controllers lost contact with the Airbus A320 shortly after ...
May.6   Southern Iraq   UK troops attacked after copter crash  Crowds of Iraqis attacked troops with rocks and Molotov cocktail after a military helicopter crashed May.23   Greece Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash May.23   Greece Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash Jul.9   Siberia 122 dead in airline crash  The Sibir Airlines passenger jet A-310 crashed into a concrete barrier and burst into flames Aug.22   Donbass Russia airliner with 170 aboard crashes Map of Donetsk Ukraine
  The pilot reported a fire on board and heavy turbulence. A jet crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all on board.    The Tupolev-154, belonging to St Petersburg-based Pulkovo airlines,was flying from s...
Aug.27   Kentucky 49 dead in plane crash  A passenger plane, the Comair CRJ-100, carrying 50 people has crashed shortly after taking off, killing all but one on board Sep.1  Iran  Up to 80 killed when jetliner catches fire Sep.2   Kandahar 14 Britons die in NATO crash Sep.2   Kandahar 14 Britons die in NATO crash Sep.29   Amazon Plane lost over Amazon
  A search is underway for a passenger plane with at least 150 people on board that has gone missing.    Boeing 737 had struck the plane, which was then able to land. Brazil's airline, G...
Oct.11  Manhattan  Yankees pitcher killed in crash of plane Oct.29   Nigeria Sultan among crash dead   Boeing 737, with 104 on board, crashed near the Abuja airport shortly after takeoff and burst into flames Nov.26  Tehran  Military plane crashes in Tehran Nov.26  Tehran  Military plane crashes in Tehran



World, Disasters, 2006 Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2006 Jun.22   Washington Study: Earth 'likely' hottest in 2,000 years
Oct.30   London Warming 'may cause economic chaos'  A top economist: Climate change could devastate the global economy on a scale of the 2 world wars Nov.2  Washington  Report: Seafood faces collapse by 2048 Dec.29  Arctic  Ice shelf snaps, breaks free from Arctic



World, Disasters, 2006 Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.2   Bavaria Rink collapse kills 15
  Up to 50 people were inside the ice rink in the town of Bad Reichenhall when the roof caved in under heavy snow
Jan.5   Mecca 76 dead in Mecca hotel collapse
  A hotel in Islam's holiest city collapsed as millions of Muslims arrived for the annual Hajj pilgrimage
Jan.23  Kenya  Many trapped in Nairobi collapse Jan.28   Poland Hall collapse traps many. 66 died Map of Katowice Poland
  The roof of a trade hall near the city of Katowice has collapsed with up to 500 people inside the building
Jan.28  Poland  Arena roof falls; 20 dead, 100 trapped Jan.28  Poland  At least 60 dead in collapse Feb.23   Moscow 64 dead in roof collapse  Rescuers paused repeatedly in hopes of hearing survivors after a snow-laden roof collapsed on the market



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2006 Mar.12   UN Tribunal Milosevic autopsy points to heart attack




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2006 Jan.13   Japan Avalanches feared after snow




World, Disasters, 2006 Rebellion Timeline ... See World Rebellion timeline Top ^
2006 May.6   Southern Iraq   UK troops attacked after copter crash  Crowds of Iraqis attacked troops with rocks and Molotov cocktail after a military helicopter crashed Jul.3   Spain Subway crash: 41 dead   Two carriages derailed and crashed in a tunnel in the eastern city of Valencia Aug.20  Egypt  Train crash kills 57 Sep.22   West Germany Magnetic train crashes   An elevated train has crashed on a test track, killing 23



World, Disasters, 2006 Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.2  Bavaria  Rescuers search for rink survivors Feb.3   Egypt Hopes dim for ferry missing
Feb.17  Philippines  Rescue bid after 1,500 missing Feb.20   Philippines 'Signs of life' heard at school Feb.24  Mexico  Rescuers suspend miners search May.8   Australia Trapped miners rescued  Brant Webb and Todd Russell have been rescued from a gold mine after being trapped underground for 2 weeks May.28  Sumatra  Food aid starts to arrive for quake victims



World, Disasters, 2006 Obituary Timeline ... See World Obituary timeline Top ^
2006 Oct.7  Kashmir  Quake victims honoured



World, Disasters, 2006 Energy Business Timeline ... See World Energy Business timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.26   Georgia Energy crisis as Georgia freezes




World, Disasters, 2006 Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2006 May.12   Nigeria Oil pipeline explosion kills up to 200   Vandals are thought to have caused the explosion on the outskirts of the city of Lagos; all of them were killed May.12   Nigeria Oil pipeline explosion kills up to 200   Vandals are thought to have caused the explosion on the outskirts of the city of Lagos; all of them were killed Dec.26   Nigeria Pipeline explosion kills at least 260
  A massive explosion and fire ignited as crowds carried away buckets of fuel from a tapped fuel pipeline.    Extreme heat has prevented rescuers from recovering bodie. The fire burned f...
Dec.26   Nigeria Pipeline explosion kills at least 260
  A massive explosion and fire ignited as crowds carried away buckets of fuel from a tapped fuel pipeline.    Extreme heat has prevented rescuers from recovering bodie. The fire burned f...