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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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Hurricane Irene ( Aug 2011 )

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

Hurricane Irene was a Atlantic Hurricane that left extensive flood and wind damage along its path through the Caribbean, the United States East Coast and as far north as Atlantic Canada in 2011 between the dates August 21st - August 26th, 2011. Irene caused widespread destruction and atleast 54 deaths, the monetary losses to the Caribbean could be as high as US $3.1 billion and around 7 billion dollars in United States (early damage estimates).

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Irene,  Hurricane ,  Caribbean United States East Coast Atlantic Canada United States

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