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# evacuation - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'Nothing suspicious' found following Department of Health evacuation

Gardaí attended the scene at Miesian Plaza on Baggot Street in Dublin after 1pm today.

# evacuation - Saturday 15 February, 2020

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.

# evacuation - Friday 31 January, 2020

Three Irish citizens evacuated from Wuhan begin fortnight in UK quarantine

There have been two confirmed cases of the novel virus in the UK so far.

# evacuation - Monday 6 January, 2020

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

At least 25 people have been killed and 2,000 homes destroyed by the blazes.

# evacuation - Friday 11 October, 2019

Thousands flee homes as wildfire rages on edge of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Fire Department said the blaze had expanded over six square miles.

# evacuation - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Five suspected pipe bombs made safe after buildings evacuated in Offaly

A number of buildings in Edenderry were evacuated last night.

# evacuation - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas

Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.

# evacuation - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain

Two men were killed in their cars during heavy flooding.

# evacuation - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

'No evidence of violence': USA Today HQ evacuated following reports of armed man in the building

The police said it found “no evidence of any acts of violence or any injuries”.

# evacuation - Friday 3 May, 2019

Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India

Forecasters say the area could see gusts of up to 200 kilometres per hour.

# evacuation - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block

Eighty people had to leave the building.

# evacuation - Saturday 23 March, 2019

1,300 people being evacuated from cruise ship off coast of Norway due to engine problems

Police reported the passengers would be evacuated by helicopter.

# evacuation - Friday 22 March, 2019

Limerick device 'appears identical' to London and Glasgow parcel bombs claimed by 'IRA'

Around 175 staff have been evacuated and postal services in Limerick are off today.

# evacuation - Friday 25 January, 2019

Man charged with possessing imitation firearm at family law court in December

The man, who is in his mid-forties, was arrested and taken to the Bridewell Garda station following the incident.

# evacuation - Monday 21 January, 2019

Third Derry security alert in a day, after van abandoned outside girls' school

This incident is one of three security alerts that police in Derry have been dealing with today.

# evacuation - Monday 10 December, 2018

Houses evacuated after suspected pipe bomb is found by gardaí carrying out drugs search

A man and a woman have been arrested.

# evacuation - Friday 23 November, 2018

Waterford courthouse and shopping centre evacuated after suspicious device discovered

A security cordon is currently in place at the courthouse on Catherine Street in Waterford City .

# evacuation - Monday 19 November, 2018

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

The 3,763-metre volcano is one of the most active in Central America.

# evacuation - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Hurricane Florence expected to deliver 'direct hit' to US East Coast

President Trump said this is one of the worst storms to hit the east coast in many years.

# evacuation - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'Grave concerns' that Belfast Primark store building may collapse after major fire

The store in Belfast city centre was evacuated earlier today.

# evacuation - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

A partly built hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed after heavy rain and sent a wall of water surging through six villages

# evacuation - Sunday 29 April, 2018

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found

Three men were arrested following the discovery.

# evacuation - Sunday 22 April, 2018

One of France's busiest tourist sites evacuated after threat

A man was reported after making threatening comments about security forces.

# evacuation - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Over 56,000 people forced to flee as major volcanic eruption continues in the Philippines

The Mayon volcano began erupting two weeks ago.

# evacuation - Friday 8 December, 2017

'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California

Evacuations have been ordered in several areas.

# evacuation - Friday 13 October, 2017

20 people taken ill due to noxious fumes at venue for next week's EU leaders summit

A spokesperson for the emergency services said there was “a bad mix of chemical products on the kitchen level”.

# evacuation - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Entire population of Vanuatu island moved to safety as volcano threatens major eruption

It’s not clear when – or even if – the volcano will erupt.

# evacuation - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Bomb scare sparks evacuation at RTE building in Montrose

The Lyric FM news bulletin, normally broadcast from a studio in the RTÉ newsroom, went to dead air.

# evacuation - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

Over 30 locations were temporarily emptied after anonymous threats.

# evacuation - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Man arrested over crossbow bolt fired into Oval cricket ground

The 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm.

# evacuation - Thursday 31 August, 2017

70,000 people to be evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after discovery of WWII bomb

The operation will allow for the safe defusal of the bomb, which German media said was nicknamed “Wohnblockknacker” (blockbuster).

# evacuation - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Eight people missing after landslide in the Swiss Alps

The landslide forced the evacuation of a village in the Swiss Alps

# evacuation - Friday 11 August, 2017

Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal

“There are still two active fronts which are a cause for concern,” authorities said.

# evacuation - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Man with knife arrested at Eiffel Tower

The Paris landmark was evacuated as a precaution.

# evacuation - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Army bomb squad neutralises WWI artillery shell in Co Donegal

The army bomb disposal unit was called to investigate the ancient naval artillery shell at 2.15pm this afternoon.

# evacuation - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'Significant explosive device' found at gates of primary school in Belfast

“Had this device not been found when it had, there is no telling what we may have been dealing with,” said police.

# evacuation - Sunday 16 April, 2017

At least 68 children among dead in horror Syrian bomb blast

At least 112 people have died in the blast, 109 of them evacuees.

# evacuation - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

# evacuation - Saturday 18 February, 2017

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

# evacuation - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch

New Zealand’s Prime Minister says the fires may have been lit deliberately.

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