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#Evacuation

# evacuation - Thursday 31 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 31st 2017, 8:53 PM 19,288 Views 38 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Eight people missing after landslide in the Swiss Alps

Aug 24th 2017, 11:43 AM 9,991 Views 3 Comments

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
# Abrantes
# Abrantes

Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal

Aug 11th 2017, 7:11 AM 21,385 Views 13 Comments

“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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Man with knife arrested at Eiffel Tower

Aug 6th 2017, 11:09 AM 12,099 Views 26 Comments

The Paris landmark was evacuated as a precaution.

# evacuation - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Army bomb squad neutralises WWI artillery shell in Co Donegal
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Army bomb squad neutralises WWI artillery shell in Co Donegal

May 2nd 2017, 7:14 PM 10,646 Views 11 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

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

Apr 23rd 2017, 4:08 PM 11,344 Views 39 Comments

“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
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

At least 68 children among dead in horror Syrian bomb blast

Apr 16th 2017, 4:40 PM 22,062 Views 98 Comments

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
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

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

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:11 PM 8,321 Views 10 Comments

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

# evacuation - Saturday 18 February, 2017

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California
# Flash Floods
# Flash Floods

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Feb 18th 2017, 4:42 PM 16,731 Views 10 Comments

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
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch

Feb 16th 2017, 7:41 AM 10,248 Views 11 Comments

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

# evacuation - Monday 13 February, 2017

200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk
# California
# California

200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk

Feb 13th 2017, 10:21 AM 21,281 Views 56 Comments

The evacuation was ordered yesterday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway of the dam.

# evacuation - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 18th 2017, 4:51 PM 19,564 Views 12 Comments

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
# Major Delays
# Major Delays

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

Dec 19th 2016, 9:03 AM 8,727 Views 38 Comments

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
# Civil War
# Civil War

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo

Dec 17th 2016, 6:53 PM 4,904 Views 29 Comments

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

# evacuation - Friday 16 December, 2016

Thousands trapped as Aleppo evacuation suspended
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Thousands trapped as Aleppo evacuation suspended

Dec 16th 2016, 7:04 PM 6,299 Views 33 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

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

Dec 15th 2016, 3:45 PM 10,677 Views 56 Comments

Around 951 people have been evacuated so far.

# evacuation - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo

Dec 14th 2016, 10:15 PM 20,886 Views 169 Comments

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'
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

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

Dec 13th 2016, 6:30 PM 18,669 Views 134 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:16 AM 12,692 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

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

Aug 15th 2016, 7:17 AM 18,443 Views 8 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

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

Jul 20th 2016, 8:35 PM 30,248 Views 55 Comments

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
# N Square Steakhouse
# N Square Steakhouse

Gardaí say fire at Cork restaurant started in suspicious circumstances

Jun 19th 2016, 1:50 PM 25,505 Views 20 Comments

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
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

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

Jun 7th 2016, 3:27 PM 22,865 Views 12 Comments

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
# Force Of Nature
# Force Of Nature

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

May 6th 2016, 12:30 PM 15,242 Views 6 Comments

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
# Paris
# Paris

Police force migrants from school using tear gas

May 4th 2016, 12:04 PM 15,444 Views 132 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Pipe bomb explodes outside house in Belfast

Mar 19th 2016, 1:14 PM 8,205 Views 7 Comments

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

# evacuation - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

"Suspicious vehicle" causes alert near BBC offices
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

"Suspicious vehicle" causes alert near BBC offices

Dec 1st 2015, 3:20 PM 9,975 Views 13 Comments

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
# Rescued

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

Aug 15th 2015, 3:47 PM 9,797 Views 6 Comments

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
# Sin City
# Sin City

Fire breaks out at one of Las Vegas' top hotels

Jul 26th 2015, 10:19 AM 36,128 Views 25 Comments

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
# CHAN-HOM
# CHAN-HOM

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

Jul 11th 2015, 11:04 AM 22,909 Views 11 Comments

Typhoon Chan-hom has made landfall.

# evacuation - Friday 24 April, 2015

Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package

Apr 24th 2015, 7:13 PM 9,958 Views 18 Comments

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
# Yarmouk
# Yarmouk

Thousands of refugees flee after Islamic State takes over their camp

Apr 5th 2015, 7:33 PM 9,317 Views 30 Comments

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
# Deadly Storm
# Deadly Storm

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

Dec 7th 2014, 7:24 AM 6,418 Views 5 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

Dec 6th 2014, 3:02 PM 9,531 Views 10 Comments

The evacuation has been stepped up by authorities.

# evacuation - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Power surge' prompts evacuation at Leinster House
# Get Out Of Town
# Get Out Of Town

'Power surge' prompts evacuation at Leinster House

Nov 24th 2014, 7:25 PM 16,835 Views 56 Comments

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
# Electrical Fault
# Electrical Fault

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

Nov 23rd 2014, 1:30 PM 17,200 Views 10 Comments

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
# White House Down
# White House Down

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

Sep 20th 2014, 9:15 AM 11,336 Views 22 Comments

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
# Suspect Device
# Suspect Device

Elderly people evacuated in 'elaborate bomb hoax' in Tyrone

Sep 8th 2014, 7:46 AM 3,921 Views 4 Comments

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
# Fire
# Fire

Patient sets mattress on fire in Beaumont Hospital

Aug 14th 2014, 11:22 AM 20,700 Views 18 Comments

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'
# Trapped
# Trapped

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

Aug 14th 2014, 8:10 AM 6,128 Views 12 Comments

The Pentagon said an evacuation is now far less likely.