Organisation

Trustees

  • Iain Philpott
  • Sophie Tarassenko
  • Moya Wood-Heath

Our disaster experiences include:

  • Westgate, Nairobi, Kenya (terrorist attack, 2013)
  • Polish Air Force Tu-154, Russia (air crash, 2010)
  • Mumbai (terrorist attacks, 2008)
  • Dahab bombing (terrorist attack, 2006)
  • Nimrod, Afghanistan (crash, 2006) 
  • Sharm El Sheikh bombings (terrorist attack, 2005)
  • London bombings (terrorist attack, 2005)
  • Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia (terrorist attack 2004)
  • Tsunami (South East Asian Tsunami, 2004)
  • Ufton Nervet (rail crash, 2004)
  • Bali bombings (terrorist attack, 2002)
  • 11th September (terrorist attacks in the US, 2001)
  • Ladbroke Grove (rail crash, 1999)
  • Southall (rail crash, 1997)
  • Dunblane (school shootings, 1996)
  • Hillsborough (football stadium crush, 1989)
  • Marchioness (riverboat sinking, 1989)
  • UTA-772 - Niger, Africa (aircraft bombing, 1989)
  • Piper Alpha (oil platform fire, 1988)
  • Clapham (rail crash, 1988)
  • Jupiter, Greece (cruise ship sinking, 1988)
  • Lockerbie (aircraft bombing, 1988)
  • Zeebrugge (sinking of Herald of Free Enterprise, 1987)
  • Enniskillen bombing (terrorist attack, 1987)
  • King's Cross (underground fire, 1987)
  • Saudia 163, Saudi Arabia (air crash, 1980)
  • MV Derbyshire Family Association (cargo vessel sinking, 1980)
  • Aberfan (coal tip slide on school, 1966)
  • Bethnal Green (underground crush, 1943)

Disaster Action marked its 20th anniversary with a reception at the Australian High Commission on 13th October 2011.