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Disaster Briefs

Students participating in the EUTOPIA Urban Catastrophes learning community and its associated modules have created a number of disaster briefs, each outlining the nature of a historic disaster, its impacts, and the subsequent reconstruction. This page serves as an archive for these disaster briefs.

Great Fire of London


Earthquake in Nepal

Earthquakes & Volcanic Eruptions

Coventry Blitz Photo

War & Conflict

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Industrial Accidents

Flooding of urban areas following Hurricane Katrina

Extreme Weather Events

Police Officers in Seattle wearing masks during the Spanish flu pandemic (1918)

Epidemics & Pandemics