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26 Nov 2018
It's thought that the boat on Lake Victoria was overloaded to over twice its capacity when it ran into trouble.
13 Nov 2018
Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler at Enki Research, discusses damage estimates for the California wildfires and the amount of infrastructure that is at risk.
26 Aug 2017
During a news conference hours ahead of Hurricane Harvey's predicted arrival, Texas Governor Greg Abbott told reporters "This is going to be a very major disaster."
16 Feb 2017
Sellafield is the birthplace of Britain's nuclear industry and it's also the site of its worst disaster. With many facilities sealed off and out of bounds to humans, the region has become a test bed for specialist robot makers.

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