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# disaster - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Officials say there's 'no hope' of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide
# Disaster
# Disaster

Officials say there's 'no hope' of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide

Aug 3rd 2014, 12:01 PM 12,492 Views 2 Comments

Authorities have evacuated more than 20,000 people amid fears that a torrent of water could inundate villages and farms if a dam suddenly breaks.

# disaster - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Flooding and havoc as typhoon hits hard in Japan
# Disaster
# Disaster

Flooding and havoc as typhoon hits hard in Japan

Jul 10th 2014, 8:31 AM 7,225 Views 5 Comments

The storm has left several people dead and a string of damage in its wake.

# disaster - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be?
# Crisis
# Crisis

If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be?

Jun 24th 2014, 5:52 PM 10,153 Views 43 Comments

Not very.

# disaster - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation
# Chernobyl Children International
# Chernobyl Children International

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 9,517 Views 28 Comments

The children travel to Ireland every year to stay with Irish families during the summer months.

# disaster - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Cork plane crash inquests to start today
# Hearing
# Hearing

Cork plane crash inquests to start today

Jun 10th 2014, 11:09 AM 4,779 Views 7 Comments

Six people died in the 2011 crash.

# disaster - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Rescuers battle to aid Afghan flood victims as death toll hits 80
# Rescue Efforts
# Rescue Efforts

Rescuers battle to aid Afghan flood victims as death toll hits 80

Jun 8th 2014, 5:08 PM 5,639 Views 1 Comment

Scores of people said to be missing after flash foods hit the remote Baghlan province.

# disaster - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors
# Disaster
# Disaster

Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors

Jun 7th 2014, 4:03 PM 7,270 Views 8 Comments

The death toll currently stands at almost 60, but is expected to rise as rescue efforts continue.

# disaster - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Here's how Vince McMahon lost nearly a third of his $1.1 billion fortune
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

Here's how Vince McMahon lost nearly a third of his $1.1 billion fortune

May 20th 2014, 4:26 PM 16,805 Views 7 Comments

The WWE’s recent implosion was caused in large part by an embarrassing amount of unsubstantiated hype.

# disaster - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Three charged with manslaughter over disaster that killed 301 miners
# Turkey
# Turkey

Three charged with manslaughter over disaster that killed 301 miners

May 18th 2014, 9:20 PM 13,307 Views 8 Comments

The detained include mining executives, and the action comes after 301 miners died in the incident.

# disaster - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities
# Miners
# Miners

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

May 15th 2014, 7:12 AM 2,888 Views 3 Comments

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

# disaster - Sunday 11 May, 2014

These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now
# Japan
# Japan

These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now

May 11th 2014, 11:30 AM 21,555 Views 38 Comments

The entire area around the nuclear disaster site remains empty.

# disaster - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Diver killed at scene of ferry search after air hose becomes entangled
# South Korea
# South Korea

Diver killed at scene of ferry search after air hose becomes entangled

May 6th 2014, 9:25 AM 9,398 Views 3 Comments

53-year-old Lee Gwang-Wook, who was making his first dive at the scene, lost consciousness and was pronounced dead in hospital.

# disaster - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

"I am sorry to the people": President apologises over ferry disaster
# South Korea
# South Korea

"I am sorry to the people": President apologises over ferry disaster

Apr 29th 2014, 8:02 AM 3,578 Views 2 Comments

Park said that she was “heavy-hearted” over the lives lost in the disaster.

# disaster - Saturday 26 April, 2014

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody
# Ferry Disaster
# Ferry Disaster

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

Apr 26th 2014, 10:40 AM 9,834 Views 7 Comments

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster
# Chernobyl Anniversary
# Chernobyl Anniversary

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster

Apr 26th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,552 Views 27 Comments

The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.

# disaster - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:10 AM 9,921 Views 41 Comments

Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.

# disaster - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

104 dead in South Korea ferry disaster, 200 still missing
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

104 dead in South Korea ferry disaster, 200 still missing

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:25 AM 4,932 Views 0 Comments

It was reported that the ferry had turned sharply before it sank, but now experts say the data is incomplete.

# disaster - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

Apr 20th 2014, 10:27 AM 14,772 Views 7 Comments

13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.

# disaster - Friday 18 April, 2014

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank has been arrested
# In Custody
# In Custody

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank has been arrested

Apr 18th 2014, 8:17 PM 12,044 Views 5 Comments

A news agency in South Korea reports that the 68-year-old faces five charges, including negligence of duty.

"I feel ashamed": Captain wasn't at the helm of capsized Korean ferry
# Sinking
# Sinking

"I feel ashamed": Captain wasn't at the helm of capsized Korean ferry

Apr 18th 2014, 7:16 AM 12,208 Views 12 Comments

Anger is said to be spreading over the stalled rescue efforts as hundreds of passengers remain missing.

# disaster - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Sad Sochi bear is the symbol of Russia's ice hockey heartbreak
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

Sad Sochi bear is the symbol of Russia's ice hockey heartbreak

Feb 19th 2014, 6:04 PM 3,817 Views 7 Comments

When the Russian ice hockey team loses, a nation cries.

# disaster - Friday 14 February, 2014

In pictures: The massive volcanic eruption that killed three in Indonesia
# Disaster
# Disaster

In pictures: The massive volcanic eruption that killed three in Indonesia

Feb 14th 2014, 10:50 PM 10,807 Views 11 Comments

The ash has blanketed eastern Javanese cities forcing seven airports to close.

Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)
# Mass Evacuation
# Mass Evacuation

Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)

Feb 14th 2014, 7:51 AM 10,695 Views 6 Comments

A man and woman in their 60s were crushed to deaths, while 200,000 people in a 10km radius have been ordered to evacuate their homes.

# disaster - Monday 20 January, 2014

Stardust families “will reveal cause of fire” on 33rd anniversary
# Stardust
# Stardust

Stardust families “will reveal cause of fire” on 33rd anniversary

Jan 20th 2014, 10:43 PM 30,237 Views 109 Comments

Antoinette Keegan, who survived the nightclub fire but lost her two sisters in the blaze, said they “need the truth after 33 years”.

Chinese Titanic museum will allow visitors to go down with the ship
# Down With This Ship
From The Daily Edge
# Down With This Ship

Chinese Titanic museum will allow visitors to go down with the ship

Jan 20th 2014, 2:30 PM 2,177 Views 1 Comment

The museum will take the shape of a replica Titanic.

# disaster - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

8 bedtime realisations that are guaranteed to ruin your night
# Why Me
From The Daily Edge
# Why Me

8 bedtime realisations that are guaranteed to ruin your night

Jan 14th 2014, 9:30 PM 41,529 Views 77 Comments

Damn it all, damn it all to hell.

# disaster - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work

Dec 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 18 Views 2 Comments

The devastation is still apparent, writes Clare Ahern, who says it’s vital that people’s livelihoods are now restored.

# disaster - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

Dec 1st 2013, 2:44 PM 6,346 Views 45 Comments

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

# disaster - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines
# Typhoon Yolande
# Typhoon Yolande

Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines

Nov 24th 2013, 12:36 PM 8,379 Views 9 Comments

The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.

# disaster - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts
# The Philippines
# The Philippines

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts

Nov 17th 2013, 4:08 PM 7,687 Views 90 Comments

The funding brings to over €3 million the amount pledged by the Irish Government.

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan
# Philippines
# Philippines

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 17th 2013, 2:30 PM 11,735 Views 7 Comments

In Tacloban, babies continue to arrive and are the most vulnerable to the region’s problems.

# disaster - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines

Nov 13th 2013, 7:59 AM 5,205 Views 16 Comments

The UN estimates more than 11.3 million people have been affected with 673,000 made homeless, since Haiyan smashed into the nation’s central islands on Friday.

# disaster - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today
# Philippines
# Philippines

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today

Nov 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,488 Views 16 Comments

Charities are warning that the death toll in the Philippines which is currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# disaster - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort
# Philippines
# Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,935 Views 126 Comments

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

# disaster - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people
# Disaster
# Disaster

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people

Oct 15th 2013, 9:42 AM 2,939 Views 9 Comments

The earthquake reached 7.2 on the Richter scale.

# disaster - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water
# Japan
# Japan

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Oct 9th 2013, 9:58 AM 8,536 Views 34 Comments

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

# disaster - Thursday 29 August, 2013

41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley

Aug 29th 2013, 9:31 AM 3,918 Views 4 Comments

Bodies were said to be ‘strewn all over’, according to police.

# disaster - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster
# Philippines
# Philippines

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster

Aug 17th 2013, 11:22 AM 7,784 Views 5 Comments

The ferry, which was carrying 831 passengers and crew, collided with a cargo ship and sank almost instantly.

# disaster - Monday 5 August, 2013

12 ridiculously inappropriate cakes
# In Tiers
From The Daily Edge
# In Tiers

12 ridiculously inappropriate cakes

Aug 5th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,747 Views 5 Comments

Thanks, you really shouldn’t have

# disaster - Friday 5 July, 2013

Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis
# Timely
# Timely

Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis

Jul 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,935 Views 20 Comments

The investigation will focus on possible offences between 2006 and 2013 committed by individuals who are potentially responsible for the economic crisis.