28 episodes

Disaster Tales is a conversational review of historical disasters and the issues that surround them. Each monthly episode examines both man made and natural disasters and the events and changes they cause.

Disaster Tales Kate Fairweather

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

Disaster Tales is a conversational review of historical disasters and the issues that surround them. Each monthly episode examines both man made and natural disasters and the events and changes they cause.

    Effects of Pandemics

    Effects of Pandemics

    Covid 19 is not the first pandemic to attack humanity, and won't be the last.   Changes occur in health, society, research and finances.  Kate Fairweather and Co Host Barb Lonsky discuss the side effects and after effects of pandemics on humanity. 

    • 58 min
    Disaster Miracles

    Disaster Miracles

    Since it's December, the season of miracles, Kate and Barb discuss miraculous disaster survivals.  Babies and tornados, church members and explosions, airplane crashes and surviving a tsunami are all covered.  Plus there's discussion about surviving childhood in the 1960s.  Merry Christmas

    • 55 min
    Interview With Author and Disaster Professional Diane Burden-Cox

    Interview With Author and Disaster Professional Diane Burden-Cox

    Diane is the CEO of Disasterscope, Inc. and author of Resilient Americans: We May Not Have It All Together But Together We Have It All.  Diane talks about her work as a disaster professional and how she would like to build more compassion into the current disaster response and system. 

    • 59 min
    Disaster Housing: Interview with Paolo Tirimani

    Disaster Housing: Interview with Paolo Tirimani

    Liz Root and I talk to Boxabl CEO Paolo Tirimani about the post disaster housing options he's developed.  

    • 41 min
    Ithaca Typhoid Epidemic of 1903

    Ithaca Typhoid Epidemic of 1903

    In 1903 the waters around Ithaca, New York became contaminated with typhus.  Typhoid struck both the town and the then young Cornell University. CIIndK0cD16hQnJzzvTE
     

    • 51 min
    Puerto Rico Earthquakes of 2020

    Puerto Rico Earthquakes of 2020

    2020 has seen devastating earthquakes hit Puerto Rico. Kate and Barb discuss this and other problems unique to this American Protectorate.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

missmouse233 ,

Very informative

I really enjoy listening and learning.

Son of the most high God ,

Great listen!

This is a really informative and incredibly interesting podcast. I learned a lot! Highly recommend!

Minmcc ,

First Podcast

This was a very informative podcast without being boring. It was entertaining and full of personal information and experiences. I look forward to the next one. I hope this is the start of something very successful.

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