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“Disasters and Accidents”

Apr 13, 2014 03:50 PM ET // AFP
At least 16 people were confirmed dead and more than 10,000 evacuated on Sunday after a huge fire tore through Chile's historic port city of Valparaiso.
Mar 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The fatal collapse of a hillside in Washington State was a landslide, a slump and a mudflow. It was also not particularly unexpected.
Mar 23, 2014 09:52 AM ET //
The mudslide, at least 135 feet wide and 180 feet deep, plowed through homes and blocked a major river.
Jan 10, 2014 11:45 AM ET //
Officials order residents in nine counties not to bathe, brush their teeth or wash their clothes.
Nov 19, 2013 07:15 AM ET // AFP
The bill from natural and weather disasters is nearly $200 billion (150 billion euros) a year, four times higher than in the 1980s.
Sep 16, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
Consumables become catastrophes when massive amounts of food escape from containers.
Sep 11, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
In 2012, human activities influenced six extreme weather and climate events that struck around the globe.
May 21, 2013 01:10 AM ET // Discovery News
Local residents count the cost after a deadly tornado flattened huge areas of Oklahoma City's suburbs on May 20, 2013.
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