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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Building Collapse

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# Rescue Mission
China building collapse death toll rises to 53
Eleven people have been detained in connection with the collapse.
# Changsha
Survivor found almost six days after China building collapse
The woman was conscious and advised rescuers on how to pull her out without causing further injury.
# Changsha
Nine arrested after building collapse in central China
Dozens of people are still trapped or missing after the incident in Changsha, in Hunan province, on Friday.
# Changsha
Dozens left trapped or missing after building collapses in China
No casualties have been reported so far and city authorities said five people were rescued from the collapsed structure overnight.
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# sicily explosion
Pregnant nurse among seven dead in Sicily building collapse
The explosion destroyed four buildings, including a four-storey apartment building, in Ravanusa, Sicily.
# Surfside
Last missing person from Miami building collapse identified
98 were killed when the residential building collapsed last month.
# Miami
Search of collapsed Florida building ‘to take weeks’ as death toll reaches 90
71 bodies have been positively identified, and their next of kin have been notified.
# Surfside
Miami-Dade mayor says 90 deaths confirmed in Florida building collapse
31 people remain listed as missing.
# Florida
Death toll rises to 11 as rescue efforts continue at collapsed Miami building
No one has been found alive since hours after the collapse on Thursday.
# Florida
One dead as rescuers search through the rubble of a collapsed Florida apartment complex to find survivors
Local news reports have said at least one person has been killed in the early morning incident.
# India
At least 70 people feared trapped after five-storey building collapses in India
The building comprised 47 flats, police in the town of Mahad – 120 kilometres south of Mumbai – said.
# Lagos
Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria
Reports suggested that dozens of children were trapped inside the building.
# Rubble
Apartment block collapses in Italy leaving up to eight people trapped inside
The collapse happened in a seaside town near Naples.
# Building Collapse
Several injured after explosion and major blaze at Oxford flats
Up to 40 firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out yesterday evening.
# Nairobi
Miracle as toddler is pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed building after four days
The little girl was found “in a bucket wrapped in a blanket”.
# Nairobi
Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building
The six-storey building was home to more than 150 families and had been condemned.
# Turkey
Five-storey building collapses in Istanbul tourist district
The building is near one of the city’s main shopping streets.
# Search
Video: Landslide leaves dozens missing and sparks gas explosion in China
The landslide buried 30 residential and industrial buildings.
# New York
Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse
The cause of the blast is still unclear but locals said it was so powerful it knocked groceries off the shelves of nearby stores.
# India
At least 13 killed in Goa building collapse
Around 50 labourers were on-site at the time – the death toll is expected to rise.
# India
Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India
Staff buried under debris as “very old” building with cracks in walls gives way in Secunderabad.
# Primark
Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims
Meanwhile, the seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed was released from hospital yesterday.
# US
One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse
A four-storey apartment building has collapsed onto a smaller structure in the US city of Philadelphia, killing one person and injuring 13 others.
# Miracle
Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse
The survivor is said to be in remarkably good shape despite her ordeal.
# Bangladesh
Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700
Many of the staff at the ill-fated nine-storey factory were earning just 38 dollars a month, a salary condemned as “slave labour” by Pope Francis.
# France
Two dead in France apartment block collapse
Firefighters are still looking for victims buried under the rubble.
# Bangladesh
Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh
The death toll at the Dkaha collapse has now risen to 159, as accusations of corruption among safety inspectors emerged.
# Bangladesh
Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives
Workers had complained about cracks prior to the collapse of the eight-story building.
# Construction
Five dead as 14-storey building collapses in Dar es Salaam
Dozens more were injured during the incident.
# Brazil
Video: two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro
The incident highlights authorities’ failure to improve infrastructure ahead of the World Cup in 2014 and Olympics in 2016.
# Delhi
Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'
Some 64 people dead under concrete remains of block called an ‘accident waiting to happen’.
# Afghanistan
Building collapse at Afghan wedding leaves dozens dead
Women and children thought to make up the bulk of an estimated 65 people dead in northern province of Baghlan.