Man Made Disaster

A disaster attributed in part or entirely to human intent, error, negligence, or involving a failure of a man-made system, resulting in significant injuries or deaths
Examples 9/11, Columbine High School massacre, Exxon Valdez, NASA’s Challenger, Columbia, Chernobyl
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