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August 4, 1978: Eastman, Quebec. The worst road tragedy in Canada’s history causes 41 deaths. (Disasterology: A Disaster for Every Month, Baptiste Ibar)
April 26, 1986: The fourth reactor of Chernobyl’s nuclear power plant explodes. Thousands of people are exposed to radiation. (Disasterology: A disaster for every month)
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February 9th, 1999: An avalanche destroys twenty chalets in Haute-Savoie. Twelve people die. (Disasterology, a disaster for every month)
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July 17, 1996: At the border of New York, TWA flight 800, a Boeing 747 carrying 230 passengers, explodes over the Atlantic. There are no survivors. (Disasterology, a disaster for every month) Art by Baptiste Ibar.