Natural Disasters, July 22

1993    Great Flood of 1993   Levees near Kaskaskia, Illiniois rupture, forcing the entire town to evacuate by barges operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.

2013    A series of earthquakes in Dingxi, China kills 89 people.

The Army Corps of Engineers usually oversees dams, canals and flood protection.  Made up of about 37,000 civilian employees.

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