Tag Archives: Natural Disasters

2004: Sumatran Earthquake and Tsunami – A Historical Catastrophe

The 2004 Sumatran Earthquake and Tsunami, triggered by a massive undersea earthquake, resulted in over 280,000 deaths, highlighting the urgent need for improved tsunami warning systems

1921: Russian Famine – A Catalyst for Global Aid

The 1921-1922 Russian famine, caused by natural disasters and political turmoil, was instrumental in shaping international humanitarian aid efforts

1900: The Galveston Hurricane – A Historic Catastrophe

The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 stands as the deadliest U.S. natural disaster, illustrating the devastating impact of hurricanes and the continuous challenge of disaster response