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ACRP Insight Event: March 6 – 7, 2018, Airport Roles in Reducing Communicable Diseases Transmission
ACRP Insight Event: March 6 – 7, 2018, Airport Roles in Reducing Communicable Diseases Transmission @ The National Academies of Sciences Building
Mar 6 – Mar 7 all-day
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) is hosting its first Insight Event on Airport Roles in Reducing Transmission of Communicable Diseases on March 6-7, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Airport and public health professionals will discuss key challenges and issues facing the aviation sector in reducing the transmission of communicable diseases....
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2004 – Madrid Train Bombing
2004 – Madrid Train Bombing
Mar 11 – Mar 12 all-day
On March 11, 2004 an al-Qaeda-inspired terrorist cell coordinated bombings in the Madrid commuter train system. The bombs were detonated in the morning of March 11, killing 191 people and wounding 1,800. While no direct link between the group and al-Qaeda was found, the attack heightened fear and anxiety surrounding...
2011 – Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster
2011 – Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster
Mar 11 – Mar 12 all-day
March 11, 2011 is the anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster that occurred in northeast Japan following a magnitude-9 earthquake. The earthquake generated a large tsunami that struck the coastal power plant and destroyed the generators responsible for cooling 3 of its 6 nuclear reactors. This resulted...
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1995 – Sarin Gas Attack on Tokyo Subway
1995 – Sarin Gas Attack on Tokyo Subway
Mar 20 all-day
On March 20, 1995, members of the Japan-based terrorist organization, Aum Shinrikyo, released a deadly nerve agent, sarin, onto a Tokyo commuter subway train. The attack killed thirteen people and injured nearly a thousand others. This event is a prominent example of the potentially disastrous consequences that can occur when...
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2014 – Oso Mudslide
2014 – Oso Mudslide
Mar 22 all-day
On March 22, 2014, four miles east of Oso, Washington, a major landslide a massive landslide claimed 43 lives, and destroying 49 homes (and other structures) in the “unincorporated neighborhood known as ‘Steelhead Haven.'”  This landslide has been referenced as the “deadliest single landslide event in United States history.” President Obama...
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