Other Multimedia Resources

Other Hazards Multimedia Resources

Welcome to the general disaster and emergency-related multimedia resource library where you will find links to books, articles, videos and audio clips to supplement the Master of Disaster learning resources. Click here to go back to the multimedia resource library main page.

ARTICLES AND BOOKS
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Disaster at the Bridge

Julie Lawson (Author) On May 26, Emily, her family and friends climb on board streetcars for the ride to Esquimalt to witness the climax of the holiday celebrations. As Car 16 rolls onto the Point Ellice Bridge, the centre span of the bridge collapses, and the streetcar—packed with more than 120 passengers—plunges into the Gorge. Victoria

Canadian Disasters

Rene Schmidt (Author) Exciting, brief documentary-style items on some of the worst and most famous disasters that have taken place in Canada, from the doomed Franklin expedition to the Springhill Mine disasters and the SARS epidemic, from the Red River flood to Hurricane Juan. The stories not only chronicle well-known disasters, but how people struggled to survive or pitched in to help others during these trying times. Canada
COLLECTIONS
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Digital Archives: Natural Disasters CBC Collection of archived news reports on natural disasters. Canada
BBC Earth - Natural Disasters BBC Collection of archived stories on natural disasters. World-wide
BBC Earth - The world's worst natural disasters BBC The worst natural disasters - This collection of video clips describes the worst earthquake, tsunami, volcanic eruption, avalanche and overturn in recorded history as measured by estimated death tolls. World-wide