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# evacuation - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Department of Foreign Affairs making contact with 'very small number' of Irish citizens in Gambia

Tour operators have begun evacuating tourists.

# evacuation - Monday 19 December, 2016

Evacuees "in a terrible state" after waiting overnight in freezing conditions to leave Aleppo

In total, it is estimated 3,000 people have been evacuated so far.

# evacuation - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo

The Red Cross pleaded for a deal to “save thousands of lives”

# evacuation - Friday 16 December, 2016

Thousands trapped as Aleppo evacuation suspended

An evacuation was abruptly suspended this morning.

# evacuation - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Packed onto buses, hundreds of civilians face uncertain future as they leave Aleppo

Around 951 people have been evacuated so far.

# evacuation - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo

But it’s not clear if bombing has stopped.

# evacuation - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot'

A rebel official said an evacuation deal, sponsored by Russia and Turkey, was set to take effect within hours.

# evacuation - Saturday 22 October, 2016

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident

Police say they are investigating whether the incident was a result of an accidental discharge of a spray canister.

# evacuation - Monday 15 August, 2016

False shooting report at JFK could have been 'people clapping as they watched Olympics'

The Port Authority said a preliminary investigation found no shots were fired and there were no injuries.

# evacuation - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Language mix-up causes five-hour bomb alert in Brussels

Police are reported as saying the situation is “under control”.

# evacuation - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Gardaí say fire at Cork restaurant started in suspicious circumstances

Six teams from the fire brigade tackled the blaze on 8 June.

# evacuation - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Passengers evacuated from train in Dublin after fire breaks out in engine

Passengers were evacuated from a train at Clongriffin station this morning on the 9.40 Drogheda to Pearse train.

# evacuation - Friday 6 May, 2016

The huge wildfire in Canada has grown more than ten times in size

The fire now covers an area the size of Calgary, Alberta’s largest city.

# evacuation - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Police force migrants from school using tear gas

It is the second time in a week that force has been used to disperse migrants in the French capital.

# evacuation - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Pipe bomb explodes outside house in Belfast

The bomb was thrown at the house while people were inside.

# evacuation - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

"Suspicious vehicle" causes alert near BBC offices

One reporter said that staff were not told to leave the newsroom.

# evacuation - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast Rescued This post contains videos

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast

Residents around the explosion site have been evacuated now after highly-poisonous sodium cyanide was found

# evacuation - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Fire breaks out at one of Las Vegas' top hotels

A number of guests were evacuated from the Cosmopolitan Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.

# evacuation - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Almost a million people have been evacuated from China's east coast

Typhoon Chan-hom has made landfall.

# evacuation - Friday 24 April, 2015

Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package

The NYPD bomb squad is assisting in a sweep of the lower Manhattan monument.

# evacuation - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Thousands of refugees flee after Islamic State takes over their camp

Palestinian forces inside Yarmuk are largely surrounded by IS fighters who have captured large swathes of the camp since an assault that began Wednesday.

# evacuation - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes

The typhoon is not believed to have caused the same damage as last year’s storm.

# evacuation - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

The evacuation has been stepped up by authorities.

# evacuation - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Power surge' prompts evacuation at Leinster House

LH2000, a newer section of the building, was evacuated earlier this evening.

# evacuation - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Dramatic fire at London's Charing Cross station was not suspicious

British Transport Police say the fire was caused by an electrical fault.

# evacuation - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Man jumps White House fence and makes it through the doors before being caught

US President Barack Obama was not in the building at the time.

# evacuation - Monday 8 September, 2014

Elderly people evacuated in 'elaborate bomb hoax' in Tyrone

The PSNI has condemned the incident, and appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

# evacuation - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Patient sets mattress on fire in Beaumont Hospital

The emergency department was off call for around four hours so the smoke could be cleared out.

US troops in Iraq find plight of refugees 'better than feared'

The Pentagon said an evacuation is now far less likely.

# evacuation - Monday 11 August, 2014

Irish oil and gas firm evacuates Iraq staff

Petroceltic said the move is “precautionary”.

# evacuation - Friday 1 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone is talking about the discovery of a human leg in Dublin, Ebola evacuations, and injured robots.

# evacuation - Friday 25 July, 2014

UN agency claims it asked Israel for time to evacuate bombed school

Israel claims that the strike which killed 15 people may have come from Hamas.

# evacuation - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Heaviest rainfall in a century leads to flooding and deaths across Balkans

Six bodies were found in one town alone, while one victim drowned after falling from the stairs.

# evacuation - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Viable device made safe at Dublin hotel

The Defence Forces made the device safe without the need for a controlled explosion.

# evacuation - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Buildings evacuated after trawler fire in Galway

Galway Harbour say that the Fire Service arrived in minutes.

Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet was one of those forced to evacuate.

# evacuation - Thursday 27 March, 2014

No injuries as car bomb explodes in Derry estate

The PSNI say that that the explosion took place at Carrickreagh Gardens at about 10.4o pm last night.

# evacuation - Friday 14 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as we nudge closer to the weekend.

# evacuation - Sunday 2 February, 2014

The aftermath: "Nobody in the city can ever recall such severe flooding"

The combination of torrential rain, high tides and strong winds has caused major problems in Limerick city.

# evacuation - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Update: Scotland police say there was no risk to public at Edinburgh Airport

Passengers were evacuated to runway areas.