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#Evacuation

# evacuation - Friday 24 September, 2021

Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries

Sep 24th 2021, 10:43 PM 59,669 Views 11 Comments

Video footage from the civil guard showed a garden in the area completely covered in thick ash.

# evacuation - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Taliban celebrates 'victory' over US as Biden prepares to give address on Afghanistan departure
# US Troops
# US Troops

Taliban celebrates 'victory' over US as Biden prepares to give address on Afghanistan departure

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 3:10 PM 45,997 Views 63 Comments
  • Taliban spokesman claims "victory" over US was given to the group after "20 years of sacrifice".
  • US President to deliver an address later today on the decision to withdraw troops.
  • EU states are trying to decide how to help Afghanistan's neighbouring countries take in refugees.

# evacuation - Monday 30 August, 2021

Taliban assures Ireland, US, and UK that people can leave Afghanistan after tomorrow's deadline
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban assures Ireland, US, and UK that people can leave Afghanistan after tomorrow's deadline

Aug 30th 2021, 7:35 AM 25,303 Views 22 Comments

The US and UK have admitted that they will not be able to evacuate everyone by 31 August.

# evacuation - Sunday 29 August, 2021

US carry out air strike on explosive-laden car in Kabul after terror warning
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US carry out air strike on explosive-laden car in Kabul after terror warning

Updated Aug 29th 2021, 4:34 PM 37,712 Views 42 Comments

A Taliban spokesman confirmed the incident, saying a car bomb destined for the airport had been destroyed.

# evacuation - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Final dedicated evacuation flight to UK departs Kabul as troops set to leave
# Kabul
# Kabul

Final dedicated evacuation flight to UK departs Kabul as troops set to leave

Aug 28th 2021, 7:01 PM 19,049 Views 7 Comments

Any further flights from Kabul would be a mix of both evacuees and UK troops and diplomatic staff.

# evacuation - Friday 27 August, 2021

PHOTOS: The Army Rangers' mission to evacuate Irish people from Afghanistan
# Kabul
# Kabul

PHOTOS: The Army Rangers' mission to evacuate Irish people from Afghanistan

Aug 27th 2021, 7:47 PM 38,905 Views 56 Comments
  • Earlier this week, an Irish mission of Army Rangers evacuated 26 Irish people from Afghanistan.
  • The Army Ranger Wing is a unit within the Defence Forces.
  • Its roles are divided into conventional warfare roles and specialist anti-terror roles.

# evacuation - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Nations warn of terror threat at Kabul airport
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Nations warn of terror threat at Kabul airport

Aug 26th 2021, 7:24 AM 19,406 Views 12 Comments

Nearly 90,000 Afghans and foreigners have fled Afghanistan via the US-led airlift.

# evacuation - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Simon Coveney warns that not all Irish citizens may be evacuated from Kabul by end of August
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Simon Coveney warns that not all Irish citizens may be evacuated from Kabul by end of August

Aug 24th 2021, 1:38 PM 13,114 Views 44 Comments

A team of Irish diplomats supported by the military has been deployed to Afghanistan to help evacuate any citizens still in the country.

# evacuation - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Afghanistan's president vows to prevent more bloodshed as Taliban nears Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan's president vows to prevent more bloodshed as Taliban nears Kabul

Updated Aug 14th 2021, 6:29 PM 44,408 Views 68 Comments

It comes as the Taliban close in on Kabul after seizing a series of provincial capitals in its advance across the country.

# evacuation - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Aug 1st 2021, 4:17 PM 27,773 Views 9 Comments

This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.

# evacuation - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'Nothing suspicious' found following Department of Health evacuation
# Baggot Street
# Baggot Street

'Nothing suspicious' found following Department of Health evacuation

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 9:00 PM 63,463 Views 32 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Feb 15th 2020, 8:33 AM 19,644 Views 20 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Three Irish citizens evacuated from Wuhan begin fortnight in UK quarantine

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 8:23 PM 22,665 Views 44 Comments

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
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

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

Jan 6th 2020, 8:20 PM 19,701 Views 6 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Thousands flee homes as wildfire rages on edge of Los Angeles

Oct 11th 2019, 10:49 PM 17,028 Views 27 Comments

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
# Edenderry
# Edenderry

Five suspected pipe bombs made safe after buildings evacuated in Offaly

Oct 10th 2019, 10:55 AM 21,521 Views 18 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

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

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 2:23 PM 27,190 Views 17 Comments

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
# Flooding
# Flooding

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

Aug 28th 2019, 8:18 AM 18,327 Views 13 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

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

Aug 7th 2019, 6:07 PM 9,510 Views 13 Comments

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
# Cyclone Fani
# Cyclone Fani

Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India

May 3rd 2019, 9:08 AM 19,325 Views 11 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block

Apr 3rd 2019, 12:04 PM 6,793 Views 2 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

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

Updated Mar 23rd 2019, 4:25 PM 36,665 Views 11 Comments

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'
# Postal Depot
# Postal Depot

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

Updated Mar 22nd 2019, 2:00 PM 55,586 Views 34 Comments

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
# Charged
# Charged

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

Jan 25th 2019, 3:13 PM 10,263 Views 0 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

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

Updated Jan 21st 2019, 10:00 PM 43,039 Views 56 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

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

Dec 10th 2018, 9:40 PM 21,244 Views 13 Comments

A man and a woman have been arrested.

# evacuation - Friday 23 November, 2018

Waterford courthouse and shopping centre evacuated after suspicious device discovered
# Waterford
# Waterford

Waterford courthouse and shopping centre evacuated after suspicious device discovered

Nov 23rd 2018, 1:53 PM 19,242 Views 12 Comments

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
# Guatemala
# Guatemala

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

Nov 19th 2018, 8:40 AM 9,715 Views 6 Comments

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
# Category 4
# Category 4

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

Updated Sep 11th 2018, 6:10 PM 35,358 Views 13 Comments

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
# Bank Buildings
# Bank Buildings

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

Updated Aug 28th 2018, 10:45 PM 91,557 Views 40 Comments

The store in Belfast city centre was evacuated earlier today.

# evacuation - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse
# Crisis
# Crisis

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

Jul 24th 2018, 1:53 PM 16,909 Views 14 Comments

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
# Strabane
# Strabane

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found

Apr 29th 2018, 6:34 PM 7,957 Views 11 Comments

Three men were arrested following the discovery.

# evacuation - Sunday 22 April, 2018

One of France's busiest tourist sites evacuated after threat
# Mont Saint-Michel
# Mont Saint-Michel

One of France's busiest tourist sites evacuated after threat

Apr 22nd 2018, 11:35 AM 36,401 Views 7 Comments

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
# Eruption
# Eruption

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

Jan 24th 2018, 10:06 AM 12,948 Views 18 Comments

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
# San Diego
# San Diego

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

Dec 8th 2017, 8:39 AM 9,810 Views 5 Comments

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
# Brussels
# Brussels

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

Oct 13th 2017, 7:28 PM 7,713 Views 14 Comments

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
# Ambae
# Ambae

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

Sep 28th 2017, 10:37 AM 22,193 Views 19 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Bomb scare sparks evacuation at RTE building in Montrose

Sep 21st 2017, 6:04 PM 38,850 Views 36 Comments

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
# Anonymous Threats
# Anonymous Threats

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

Sep 13th 2017, 6:14 PM 7,555 Views 9 Comments

Over 30 locations were temporarily emptied after anonymous threats.

# evacuation - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Man arrested over crossbow bolt fired into Oval cricket ground
# Grievous Bodily Harm
# Grievous Bodily Harm

Man arrested over crossbow bolt fired into Oval cricket ground

Sep 2nd 2017, 5:30 PM 15,146 Views 13 Comments

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

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