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Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archive-It Partner Since: May, 2007

Organization Type: Colleges & Universities

Organization URL: http://www.vt.edu/   

Description:

Virginia Tech, with funding from the US National Science Foundation through grant IIS-0916733, is leading an international consortia to build a human and computing network to collect, archive, organize, and provide ready access for scholars, professionals, and the public interested in supporting ongoing recovery of communities that have faced a crisis or tragedy. In scope are school shootings and all other types of man-made or natural disasters. We welcome involvement of those with relevant content or who are interested in developing collections, as well as those seeking or promoting deeper understanding of CTR.

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Alabama University Shooting

Archived since: Feb, 2010

Description:

Information Related to the February 12, 2010 shooting at the University of Alabama.

Subject:   Shooting University Alabama United States

April 16 Archive

Archived since: May, 2007

Description:

The April 16 Web Archive captures a wide variety of content related to the April 16, 2007 tragedy at Virginia Tech. It includes memorial and tribute sites, commercial and non-commercial media, and other relevant web-based materials. This collection was specifically developed as a complement to the April 16 Archive (www.april16archive.org), which is dedicated to collecting and preserving individual stories, images, and files related to the events of April 16.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting virginia tech campus shooting violence United States

Atlanta Elementary School Shooting 2013

Archived since: Aug, 2013

Description:

This is a collection of URLs about the shooting that occurred in an Atlanta elementary school.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Blasts in Boston Marathon

Archived since: Jun, 2013

Description:

News on the Boston marathon bombings

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Government - Cities bombing marathon Boston Boston marathon bombs Tamerlan Tsarnae

Boko Haram Attack

Archived since: Jun, 2013

No description.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Society & Culture Attack Killings Boko Haram Nigeria

Boston Marathon Bombing: Twitter and RSS feeds

Archived since: Apr, 2013

Description:

The URLs in this collection were harvested from Twitter feeds, Google news, and Reddit pages and threads using Virginia Tech's newly developed URL harvesting tool

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Government - Cities

Brazil NightClub Fire

Archived since: Feb, 2013

No description.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events fire brazil

Brazilian School Shooting

Archived since: Apr, 2011

Description:

Shooting incident at a school in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on 8th Apr 2011.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events campus shooting Brazil Elementary School

CTRnet - Emergency Preparedness information

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

As a part of the CTRnet project we are adding here the information which can be used in case of an emergency and the services which are provided by several agencies in emergency situations

Subject:   Society & Culture Emergency Preparedness

Car bomb strikes Hezbollah Beirut

Archived since: Jul, 2013

No description.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) archive

Archived since: Jan, 2012

Description:

This is a weekly crawled collection of the Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters

Subject:   Spontaneous Events epidemiology of disaster disaster research WHO partner

Chile Earthquake

Archived since: Oct, 2009

Description:

The 2010 Chile earthquake occurred off the coast of the Biobio Region of Chile on Saturday, 27 February 2010, at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC), having a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale, with intense shaking lasting for about three minutes. It ranks as the sixth largest earthquake ever to be recorded by a seismograph

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake Chile

Chilean Earthquake

Archived since: Mar, 2010

Description:

IA collection for Chilean earthquake of Feb 2010

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake Chile

China Earthquake (April 2013)

Archived since: Apr, 2013

Description:

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit a rural area of Sichuan province in southwest China the morning of Saturday, April 20, affecting several Ya’an counties, including Lushan County, the quake’s epicenter. The earthquake has affected 1.5 million people. As of April 22, the death toll stood at 188, with 25 missing and 11,460 injured.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

China Floods

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

FLOODING rains that have swept across China in recent weeks have left more than 100 people dead or missing and displaced upwards of 1.5 million, with further bad weather expected. The rising waters have affected more than six million Chinese, and the authorities are continuing massive rescue and airlift operations.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Floods China

Cyclone Yasi

Archived since: Feb, 2011

Description:

Cyclone Yasi

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Cyclone Yasi Australia

Damascus Gas Attack

Archived since: Aug, 2013

Description:

This is a collection of URLs about the Damascus gas attack.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

East River Helicopter Crash ( October 5th, 2011)

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

The Private Helicopter Crashed in to East River, killing one passenger and injuring three on October 4th 2011

Subject:   Spontaneous Events EastRiver Helicopter Crash Rescue United States NewYork

Ebola -1

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

Ebola

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Science & Health

Ebola 2

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

Ebola

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Ebola 3

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

Ebola

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Ebola 4

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

Ebola

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Encephalitis (India)

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

More than 400 people, mainly children, have died in an outbreak of viral encephalitis in northern India, health officials say. Nearly 6,000 children have died of encephalitis in the hospital since the first case was detected in 1978.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events encephalitis india epedemic

Global Emergency Overview Site

Archived since: Jul, 2013

Description:

This is to archive Global Emergency Overview website weekly.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Society & Culture

Global Food Crisis

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

The Global food crisis that is going on in the world for the past few years

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Science & Health Society & Culture Food Crisis Global

Guatemala Earthquake

Archived since: Nov, 2012

Description:

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people, injuring about 150 and leaving 23 unaccounted for, government officials said. They warned that the official toll was preliminary and could rise.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake guatemala

Gunman Reported at Virginia Tech (Aug. 2011)

Archived since: Aug, 2011

Description:

Three juveniles, who were attending a summer camp, reported a gunman at VT campus in Aug. 2011.

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