Impact!: A History of Disasters in Manitoba (Paperback)

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Impact covers the major floods of the Red River in 1950, 1997, and 2009. The book also reports on many other disasters and near--disasters: summer tornados, severe winter storms, the 1947 Dugald train wreck, the 'Gimli glider' of 1984, and large forest fires going back to 1920. Impact concludes with a portrait of emerging threats related to terrorism.

About the Author

Brock Holowachuk is an Emergency Manager in Manitoba. He began researching the history of disasters in Manitoba to better inform his own work in emergency preparedness. From that interest Holowachuk emerged with a more personal picture of how Manitoba has been shaped by disasters.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781894283908
ISBN-10: 1894283902
Publisher: Great Plains Publications
Publication Date: November 12th, 2009
Pages: 142
Language: English