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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# evacuations

This year
Athens district evacuated as Greek fire death toll hits 20
The bodies of 18 people were discovered near the border with Turkey.
Thousands more evacuated as Tenerife wildfire rages
Firefighters have been unable to establish a perimeter around the blaze that has consumed at least 12,355 acres.
Over 36,000 people evacuated in Italy after heavy floods
Six months’ worth of rain fell in 36 hours in the Emilia-Romagna region, with the floods described as the worst the country has seen in a century and killing 14 people.
Evacuations ordered as California storm knocks out power
Officials warned people throughout Northern California to stay off the roads.
All time
US drafts airlines for Kabul rescue as deadline pressure grows
G7 leaders will discuss the crisis in Afghanistan on Tuesday in a virtual summit.
EU warns Taliban it has not recognised their regime
European humanitarian aid to Afghanistan will hinge on the Taliban respecting human rights.
After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana
Evacuations in the two US States were ordered, as “destructive waves” are expected, as well as up to 30cm of rain which could cause flash flooding.
Hurricane Dorian claims first life as US evacuates large swathes of east coast
The hurricane is one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Bahamas.
11 dead as California is scorched by raging wildfires the size of LA
Some 14,000 firefighters, including reinforcements from as far away as Australia and New Zealand, have arrived to combat the firestorm.
At least 98 killed as powerful quake strikes tourist island of Lombok
More than 2,000 tourists are being helped to leave the island after the incident.
24,000 bomb hoax emails sent to UK schools as 'part of Minecraft gamer feud'
Police said about 400 schools were affected and some buildings were evacuated.
'We are winning the fight': Fires that forced mass evacuations in France almost under control
“In such dry conditions, we really fear that fires could start again,” one firefighter said.
Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well
Several online videos have emerged showing Bana Al-Abed in the countryside outside Aleppo.
A giant sinkhole has swallowed a van and caused evacuations in Ottawa
The hole quickly stretched across a busy four-lane street in the capital city.