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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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Zanzibar ferry disaster 2011

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

A ferry capsized off Zanzibar coast killing more than 200 people. 600 survivors are rescued

Subject:   Spontaneous Events ferry zanzibar

Youngstown Shootings

Archived since: Feb, 2011

Description:

Feb 2011 shootings in Youngstown, OH

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting campus shooting United States Ohio

Virgnia Tech April16 Shootings Remembrance

Archived since: Apr, 2010

Description:

Virginia Tech April16 Shootings Remembrance

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting virginia tech United States Memorial

Virginia Tech Shootings ( December 8th 2011)

Archived since: Dec, 2011

Description:

The shootings happened in VirginiaTech where two people are shot

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Universities & Libraries Shooting virginia tech United States

Virginia Tech Global Disasters Collection

Archived since: Apr, 2011

Description:

A collection for global disaster events

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Virginia Earthquake (Aug 23rd, 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

The 2011 Virginia earthquake occurred on August 23, 2011, at 1:51 pm EDT (17:51 UTC) in the Piedmont region of the U.S. state of Virginia. The epicenter, in Louisa County, was 38 miles (61 km) northwest of Richmond and 5 miles (8.0 km) south-southwest of the town of Mineral. The earthquake, along with a magnitude-5.8 1944 quake on the New York-Ontario border, is the largest to have occurred in the U.S. east of the Rocky Mountains since an 1897 quake centered in Giles County in western Virginia[5][6] whose magnitude has been estimated as 5.8 or 5.9. The damage was estimated by one risk-modeling firm at $200 million to $300 million, of which about $100 million was insured

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake United States Virginia

Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) 2013

Archived since: Nov, 2013

Description:

This is webpage archive about typhoon haiyan (yolanda) occurred in November 2013 in Philippines

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Typhoon Hurricane

Turkey EarthQuake(October 2011)

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

Turkey was struck by its most powerful earthquake in at least a decade Sunday, as a major tremor and at least seven aftershocks rattled the poor east of the country.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake turkey

Tucson Shootings

Archived since: Jan, 2011

Description:

Collection pertaining to shootings in Tucson, AZ in Jan 2011.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting United States Arizona

Tucson Shooting Anniversary 2012

Archived since: Jan, 2012

Description:

This is an archive of Web pages about the anniversary of the Tucson shooting rampage in 2011, where 6 people died and multiple people wounded including a congresswoman Gabriel Gifford.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Train Derailment in Quebec

Archived since: Jul, 2013

No description.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Thai Floods

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

At least 224 people have died in flooding in Thailand since mid-July and water has inundated the 400-year-old Chai Wattanaram temple in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, a World Heritage Site, officials said.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Floods Thailand

Texas fertilizer plant explosion (April 2013)

Archived since: Apr, 2013

Description:

On April 17, 2013, an ammonium nitrate explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Company storage and distribution facility in West, Texas, 18 miles (29 km) north of Waco while emergency services personnel were responding to a fire at the facility

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Texas Wild fire 2011

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

The 2011 Texas wildfires are an ongoing series of wildfires that peaked in April and May 2011 and by September 5 had burned over 3,582,000 acres across Texas, United States.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events United States Wild Fire Texas

South-Eastern US Storms

Archived since: Apr, 2011

Description:

Storms and tornadoes in the south-eastern part of US in Apr 2011

Subject:   Spontaneous Events storms United States South-Eastern

Somalia Bomb Blast

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

Islamist militants detonated a truck bomb Tuesday in front of the education ministry in Somalia's capital as students and parents crowded around to learn about scholarships, killing at least 70 people and wounding dozens, officials said.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Bomb Blast Somalia

Sikkim Earthquake (September 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

At 6.8 on the Richter scale, September 18th 2011 evening's quake was the worst earthquake in 20 years for the northeast. As many as 20 after-shocks have been experienced in Sikkim since Sunday. The death toll of the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Sikkim on Sunday evening has reached 62. Sikkim is the worst hit with 38 casualties, 10 deaths have been confirmed in Bihar and West Bengal and 14 in Nepal and Tibet.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake india

Shooting in Atlanta Elementary School

Archived since: Aug, 2013

Description:

Atlanta School Shooting

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Russia Plane Crash Sept 7,2011

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

The Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash occurred on 7 September 2011 at 16:02 local time, when a Yak-Service Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying the professional ice hockey team and coaching staff of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), crashed near Yaroslavl, Russia. Preliminary reports say that all but two people (one player and one crew member) who were on board are confirmed dead

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Crash Plane Russia Hockey

Philippines Floods (September 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

Massive Flooding hit Philippine Capital on Tuesday as typhoon winds and rains isolated the historic old city where residents waded in waist-deep waters dodging tree branches and debris. At least seven people were killed

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Philippines Floods

Pakistan floods ( 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

The monsoon rains in Sindh province (Sept 2011), in southeastern Pakistan, have submerged more than 4.5 million acres of farming land, damaging an estimated 80% of cash crops. At least 5.5 million people have so far been affected, with more than 200 dead.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Floods Pakistan

Norway Shooting July 23, 2011

Archived since: Jul, 2011

Description:

A disastrous shooting event occurred in Norway in July 23, 2011.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting Norway

Northern Illinois University Shooting

Archived since: Feb, 2008

Description:

The Northern Illinois University Shooting Archive captures a wide variety of content related to the February 14, 2008 tragedy at NIU. It includes memorial and tribute sites, commercial and non-commercial media, and other relevant web-based materials. Developed and maintained by faculty and staff at Virginia Tech with the generous support of the Internet Archive, this collection is a counterpart to the April 16 Web Archive.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting campus shooting Northern Illinois University

New Zealand Earthquake

Archived since: Feb, 2011

Description:

Earthquake in New Zealand in Feb 2011

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake New Zealand

Nevada air race crash (September 16, 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

The crash of a World War II-era plane during a Reno air race where the death toll has been rose to nine people Saturday as investigators combed through wreckage and scoured amateur video clips to determine why the aircraft suddenly spiraled out of control and plummeted to the ground near hundreds of spectators. Close to 60 were injured in the incident, which occurred Friday.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Crash Nevada race

Nepal Plane Crash (September 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

A plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest crashed while attempting to land in Nepal on Sunday, killing all 19 people on board, including two U.S. citizens

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Crash Plane nepal

Midwest Snowstorms (Feb 2011)

Archived since: Feb, 2011

Description:

Midwest Snowstorms (Feb 2011)

Subject:   Spontaneous Events storm Midwest

Kenya Mall Attack (Sep. 2013)

Archived since: Sep, 2013

No description.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Japan Earthquake

Archived since: Mar, 2011

Description:

This collection depicts the events surrounding the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan and the post-disaster reconstruction. Content includes blogs, social commentary, television/online news sites and aid organizations, with content in both English and Japanese.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake tsunami Japan

International School Shootings

Archived since: Apr, 2010

Description:

Information on school shootings around the world

Subject:   Spontaneous Events school shootings Jerusalem Seminary

Indonesian Volcanic Eruption, Tsunami, Earthquake in 2010 (Part 2)

Archived since: Nov, 2010

Description:

The second collection of the Indonesian disaster in 2010. Top 50 Google RSS feeds have been used as seeds. 'robots.txt' is ignored.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Indonesia earthquake tsunami volcano

Indonesian Volcanic Eruption, Tsunami, Earthquake in 2010

Archived since: Oct, 2010

Description:

This collection contains web information about the Indonesian volcanic eruption, earthquake and tsunami in Oct. 2010.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events volcanic eruption Indonesia earthquake tsunami

Indonesia Plane Crash (September 2011)

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

The plane Crash in Indonesia where 19 people died

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Indonesia Crash Plane

Hurricane Sandy (October 2012)

Archived since: Oct, 2012

Description:

Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, as well as the second-costliest hurricane in United States history.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Blogs & Social Media Society & Culture hurricanes

Hurricane Isaac 2012

Archived since: Sep, 2012

Description:

This archive includes webpages, photos, and videos of the Hurricane Isaac disaster in August 2012.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

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

Haiti Earthquake Anniversary

Archived since: Jan, 2011

Description:

This is a web document collection using the Google News/RSS feeds about Haiti Earthquake 1 year later.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake haiti

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.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events virginia tech Gunman United States

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

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

Global Emergency Overview Site

Archived since: Jul, 2013

Description:

This is to archive Global Emergency Overview website weekly.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Society & Culture

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

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

Damascus Gas Attack

Archived since: Aug, 2013

Description:

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

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

Cyclone Yasi

Archived since: Feb, 2011

Description:

Cyclone Yasi

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Cyclone Yasi Australia

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

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

Chilean Earthquake

Archived since: Mar, 2010

Description:

IA collection for Chilean earthquake of Feb 2010

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake Chile

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

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

Car bomb strikes Hezbollah Beirut

Archived since: Jul, 2013

No description.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events

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

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

Brazil NightClub Fire

Archived since: Feb, 2013

No description.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events fire brazil

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

Boko Haram Attack

Archived since: Jun, 2013

No description.

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

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

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

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

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

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