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# Rescue Efforts

This year
# Relief Efforts
Tánaiste announces €2 million in emergency aid for Turkey and Syria following earthquakes
Countries around the world have rushed to dispatch aid, personnel and equipment to help rescue efforts in the regions.
# Rescue Efforts
Hiker missing in California mountains for six days named as British actor Julian Sands
The 65-year-old actor was reported missing in the Baldy Bowl area of the San Gabriel mountains on Friday evening.
Last year
# Rescue Efforts
Hopes fade for more survivors after at least three killed in Jersey flats blast
Specialist teams who spent the night combing the wreckage in St Helier said their mission is now a ‘recovery operation’.
All time
# Florida
Search teams comb debris for victims of Hurricane Michael as death toll reaches five
The Category 4 monster storm which carved out a swathe of destruction in the Florida Panhandle has killed at least five people.
# Rescue Efforts
Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake
Tower blocks have partially collapsed and it is unclear how many people remain in these buildings.
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The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning
The people now aboard the ship are receiving food, water and medical treatment.
# Rescue Efforts
Body recovered in search for missing fisherman off Skerries
The man has been named locally as 28-year-old Jamie McAlister.
# Natural Disaster
Rescuers dig through mud after Indonesian landslide kills 8 people
100 people are still unaccounted for following the landslide.
# Rescue Efforts
Rescuers battle to aid Afghan flood victims as death toll hits 80
Scores of people said to be missing after flash foods hit the remote Baghlan province.
# New Zealand
Hopes of finding survivors fade, as NZ ambulanceman recounts his shocking experiences (Audio, Video)
Police threaten to arrest “earthquake sightseers”, as an ambulance man recounts his shocking experiences to New Zealand radio.