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List of disasters
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List of disasters

This is a list of disasters, both natural and man-made.

Table of contents
1 Prehistoric disasters
2 Classical-Era disasters
3 Modern-Era disasters
4 Dam disasters
5 Environmental disasters
6 Nuclear disasters
7 War disasters
8 Air disasters
9 Railroad disasters
10 Ship and Ferry disasters
11 Road disasters
12 Fire disasters

Prehistoric disasters

Classical-Era disasters

Modern-Era disasters

Dam disasters

Environmental disasters

Nuclear disasters

War disasters

An attack with much collateral damage may be considered a disaster, such as the attack on KdF Ship Wilhelm Gustloff, 1945, the worst or perhaps second worst maritime incident in history, in terms of loss of life in a single vessel (see also note at the end of the article RMS Titanic).

Air disasters

This is a list of disasters involving objects in flight or near-flight. See also: List of space disasters, List of accidents and incidents on commercial airliners, Incidents in Aviation

Railroad disasters

See also: List of rail accidents

Ship and Ferry disasters

See also: List of shipwrecks

Road disasters

Fire disasters

Main article:
List of historic fires