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# Evacuation

Last month
August 2023
Niger coup leaders ignores 'threats' of sanctions as French and other Europeans evacuate
The Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday said they were engaging with European countries and other States to determine if an evacuation was required.
DFA 'carefully monitoring' situation in Niger as European partners launch rescue mission
The unrest comes as Niger is the latest country in the African region of the Sahel to suffer a coup along with Mali and Burkina Faso.
This year
Hundreds of thousands evacuated in China and Vietnam as Typhoon Talim makes landfall
Talim “might be one of the biggest to hit the Gulf of Tonkin in recent years”, Vietnam’s top disaster response committee said.
Russia to evacuate children from border territory over fears of Ukrainian attack
Last week saw the biggest armed incursion into Russia from Ukraine since the offensive began.
US warns that Sudan fighting could turn into 'protracted' conflict
US President Joe Biden threatened to impose sanctions on those responsible for the conflict which has killed hundreds in less than three weeks.
Fighting continues in Sudan despite ceasefire deal being extended by three days
There have been multiple truce efforts since fighting broke out on 15 April between Sudan’s army and the paramilitary group RSF.
122 Irish citizens evacuated from Sudan as army agrees to extend existing ceasefire
Irish citizens have been evacuated on flights arranged by EU partners and the UK.
More than 70 Irish citizens evacuated from Sudan as sporadic gunfire dents 72-hour ceasefire
The Sudanese armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces both confirmed that they have agreed to the ceasefire.
At least 427 people have been killed and more than 3,700 wounded, according to UN agencies.
Yesterday, the Taoiseach estimated that around 150 Irish citizens registered with the Department of Foreign Affairs in Sudan before the evacuations began.
The first flight carrying British nationals has left Sudan, with two more trips to take place overnight, Downing Street has said.
Operation to evacuate remaining Irish citizens from Sudan ongoing as fighting continues
Explainer: How did violence erupt in Sudan and why have countries decided to evacuate citizens?
Operation to evacuate remaining Irish citizens from Sudan ongoing as fighting continues
Fifty Irish citizens have been evacuated with the support of France and Spain.
Explainer: How did violence erupt in Sudan and why have countries decided to evacuate citizens?
Independent TD calls for emergency team to be established to evacuate Irish citizens from Sudan
Cathal Berry told The Journal: ‘We’ve seen this movie before, we know how it ends, it ends in an evacuation.’
White House blames Trump and massive intel failure for botched Afghanistan exit
US intelligence services admit they had failed to understand the strength of the Taliban and the weakness of the Afghan government’s forces
Tens of thousands of homes evacuated in New Zealand as tropical storm hits
“Things will get worse before they get better,” Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said.
Last year
Pro-Kremlin officials say 50,000 will be evacuated from Kherson
Kherson was the first city to fall to Russian forces after the Kremlin launched its invasion on February 24.
Ukrainian soldiers including one Irish citizen flown home on flight into Dublin
The Ukrainian military personnel, injured in the fighting against Russian forces, arrived on a Romanian aircraft into Dublin.
Tropical Storm Ian to strengthen into a hurricane and head toward Cuba and Florida
Ian was forecast to intensify rapidly and become a major hurricane as soon as late Monday.
Two firefighters injured in Killiney gorse blaze
The area is less than a kilometre from the coast and also near Killiney Golf Club.
Thousands told to evacuate before 'life-threatening' Sydney flood
The city’s Warragamba Dam began to spill in the early hours of this morning.
Ukrainian port city evacuation bid fails for second time due to continued shelling
A safe corridor had been agreed upon to evacuate Mariupol and Volnovakha.
All time
Floods displace thousands in Malaysia
The Meteorological Department warned that heavy rain was expected to persist in 12 of the country’s 16 states and territories throughout tomorrow.
Rescue efforts continue after deadly Indonesian volcanic eruption
At least 27 people are still missing after Mount Semeru erupted following heavy rain in the Lumajang district of East Java.
Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries
Video footage from the civil guard showed a garden in the area completely covered in thick ash.
Taliban celebrates 'victory' over US as Biden prepares to give address on Afghanistan departure
The US President will deliver an address later today on the decision to withdraw troops.
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.
US completes withdrawal of military forces from Afghanistan after 20 years
Larry Donnelly: Biden promised stability and experience, but Kabul now blights his presidency
Taliban assures Ireland, US, and UK that people can leave Afghanistan after tomorrow's deadline
The US and UK have admitted that they will not be able to evacuate everyone by 31 August.
US carry out air strike on explosive-laden car in Kabul after terror warning
A Taliban spokesman confirmed the incident, saying a car bomb destined for the airport had been destroyed.
Final dedicated evacuation flight to UK departs Kabul as troops set to leave
Any further flights from Kabul would be a mix of both evacuees and UK troops and diplomatic staff.
PHOTOS: The Army Rangers' mission to evacuate Irish people from Afghanistan
The Army Ranger Wing is a unit within the Defence Forces.
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.
Nations warn of terror threat at Kabul airport
Nearly 90,000 Afghans and foreigners have fled Afghanistan via the US-led airlift.
Simon Coveney warns that not all Irish citizens may be evacuated from Kabul by end of August
A team of Irish diplomats supported by the military has been deployed to Afghanistan to help evacuate any citizens still in the country.
Afghanistan's president vows to prevent more bloodshed as Taliban nears Kabul
It comes as the Taliban close in on Kabul after seizing a series of provincial capitals in its advance across the country.
Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.
'Nothing suspicious' found following Department of Health evacuation
Gardaí attended the scene at Miesian Plaza on Baggot Street in Dublin after 1pm today.
US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan
Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.
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.
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.
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.
Five suspected pipe bombs made safe after buildings evacuated in Offaly
A number of buildings in Edenderry were evacuated last night.
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.
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.
'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”.
Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India
Forecasters say the area could see gusts of up to 200 kilometres per hour.