A view of Messina on December 28th, 1908, shortly after the terrible earthquake that destroyed two-thirds of the Italian town. There were 126,000 victims, more than 66,000 from the town itself.
Search and rescue personnel carry a body bag containing remains of a passenger from Lion Air Flight 610 at the Tanjung Priok port on October 30th, 2018, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
A firefighting helicopter flies over a wildfire raging in the town of Rafina near Athens, on July 23rd, 2018.
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At 70, Lela Hartman believed we would one day use technology to prevent disasters like the Tri-State Tornado she witnessed as a small child. Are we getting any closer?