By CDC (PHIL #1187) (CDC Public Health Image Library.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Legionella Disaster

07/11/2014 In 1999 a Legionella disaster occurred in the Netherlands. Lot’s of people suffered from the Legionnaires’ disease. They got pneumonia-like symptoms and the disease was spread over the country. …

by Alinda LoMonaco (Dike breach in Wilnis)

Dike Breach in Wilnis

07/11/2014In the early morning of the 26th of August 2003, the little town of Wilnis experienced a dike breach. A sixty meter long piece of dike shifted away, causing a …

Bijlmer Air Crash Disaster

12/04/2016 The Netherlands with its dense population is, according to Menno van Duin (1995), disaster-prone. It is remarkable, then, that major accidents and disasters are rare events. However, the Netherlands …