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The Deadliest Natural Disasters in U.S. History

Chicago Fire

The Peshtigo Fire: one of the deadliest natural disasters in the USA. Illustration of people fleeing the great fire of Peshtigo in Wisconsin. (Credit: Bettmann/Getty Images)

Mother Nature can be merciless. From the churning hurricanes of the Gulf Coast, to the trailer-tossing storms of Tornado Alley, to the ground-pounding quakes of California, the United States is no stranger to deadly natural disasters. Here are five of the worst natural disasters to wreak havoc on U.S. soil….

 

What can natural disasters teach the world?

Historians from Murdoch University have joined a global study that will shed light on how to better deal with the prediction and aftermath of environmental disasters in the Indian Ocean region, including tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes…

 

Collaborative model for post-disaster behavioral health recovery may serve as standard

Building upon previous disaster recovery work done by community and academic partners, the Community and Patient-Powered Research Network partnered with Louisiana-based disaster recovery experts, researchers, clinicians and community agencies to develop and implement a community resilience disaster recovery program, Resilient Baton Rouge. The first objective of the program was to improve the local ability to deliver…

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