Last Updated: Nov 25, 2014
- EM DAT - The International Disaster Database
This website is sponsored by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disaster.
Choose "Database" then "Country Profile."
- Prevention Web
This website is maintained by and for the disaster risk reduction community. It has Disaster Statistic information you might be interested in.
One on the site, choose "Countries and Regions," then select your country and click on "Disaster Statistics" from the menu on the left.
- BBC News
This will link you directly to the BBC website. Search for your country, disaster and year to get more information.
- Global Issues in Context Database
If you need a password, use Elvis.
This is a database you can use to research an event once you have determined when and what it was.
- Student Resources in Context
This is another database that might help you fill in some details about the natural disaster you are researching.
- World Geography
Another great database to research a particular country or event. Use the searchbox if you know where and when (like "Chile 2010") or use the drop down country menu to get general information about your country.