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#Building Collapse

# building-collapse - Monday 12 July, 2021

Search of collapsed Florida building ‘to take weeks’ as death toll reaches 90
# Miami
# Miami

Search of collapsed Florida building ‘to take weeks’ as death toll reaches 90

Jul 12th 2021, 7:11 AM 5,887 Views 0 Comments

71 bodies have been positively identified, and their next of kin have been notified.

# building-collapse - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Miami-Dade mayor says 90 deaths confirmed in Florida building collapse
# Surfside
# Surfside

Miami-Dade mayor says 90 deaths confirmed in Florida building collapse

Jul 11th 2021, 4:41 PM 9,370 Views 0 Comments

31 people remain listed as missing.

# building-collapse - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Death toll rises to 11 as rescue efforts continue at collapsed Miami building
# Florida
# Florida

Death toll rises to 11 as rescue efforts continue at collapsed Miami building

Jun 29th 2021, 7:38 AM 6,201 Views 1 Comment

No one has been found alive since hours after the collapse on Thursday.

# building-collapse - Thursday 24 June, 2021

One dead as rescuers search through the rubble of a collapsed Florida apartment complex to find survivors
# Florida
# Florida

One dead as rescuers search through the rubble of a collapsed Florida apartment complex to find survivors

Jun 24th 2021, 12:07 PM 21,745 Views 2 Comments

Local news reports have said at least one person has been killed in the early morning incident.

# building-collapse - Monday 24 August, 2020

At least 70 people feared trapped after five-storey building collapses in India
# India
# India

At least 70 people feared trapped after five-storey building collapses in India

Aug 24th 2020, 4:59 PM 12,200 Views 0 Comments

The building comprised 47 flats, police in the town of Mahad – 120 kilometres south of Mumbai – said.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria
# Lagos
# Lagos

Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria

Mar 13th 2019, 10:33 PM 8,385 Views 12 Comments

Reports suggested that dozens of children were trapped inside the building.

# building-collapse - Friday 7 July, 2017

Apartment block collapses in Italy leaving up to eight people trapped inside
# Rubble
# Rubble

Apartment block collapses in Italy leaving up to eight people trapped inside

Jul 7th 2017, 9:54 AM 15,903 Views 14 Comments

The collapse happened in a seaside town near Naples.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Several injured after explosion and major blaze at Oxford flats
# Building Collapse
# Building Collapse

Several injured after explosion and major blaze at Oxford flats

Feb 15th 2017, 8:43 AM 9,951 Views 2 Comments

Up to 40 firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out yesterday evening.

# building-collapse - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Miracle as toddler is pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed building after four days
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

Miracle as toddler is pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed building after four days

May 3rd 2016, 10:21 AM 8,066 Views 1 Comment

The little girl was found “in a bucket wrapped in a blanket”.

# building-collapse - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building

Apr 30th 2016, 3:34 PM 8,311 Views 8 Comments

The six-storey building was home to more than 150 families and had been condemned.

# building-collapse - Friday 12 February, 2016

Five-storey building collapses in Istanbul tourist district
# Turkey
# Turkey

Five-storey building collapses in Istanbul tourist district

Feb 12th 2016, 3:15 PM 16,692 Views 14 Comments

The building is near one of the city’s main shopping streets.

# building-collapse - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Video: Landslide leaves dozens missing and sparks gas explosion in China
# Search
# Search

Video: Landslide leaves dozens missing and sparks gas explosion in China

Dec 20th 2015, 7:03 PM 13,373 Views 3 Comments

The landslide buried 30 residential and industrial buildings.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse
# New York
# New York

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse

Mar 12th 2014, 2:36 PM 27,451 Views 16 Comments

The cause of the blast is still unclear but locals said it was so powerful it knocked groceries off the shelves of nearby stores.

# building-collapse - Saturday 4 January, 2014

At least 13 killed in Goa building collapse
# India
# India

At least 13 killed in Goa building collapse

Jan 4th 2014, 3:05 PM 7,180 Views 11 Comments

Around 50 labourers were on-site at the time – the death toll is expected to rise.

# building-collapse - Monday 8 July, 2013

Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India
# India
# India

Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India

Jul 8th 2013, 1:45 PM 3,399 Views 2 Comments

Staff buried under debris as “very old” building with cracks in walls gives way in Secunderabad.

# building-collapse - Friday 7 June, 2013

Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims
# Primark
# Primark

Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Jun 7th 2013, 11:18 AM 6,759 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, the seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed was released from hospital yesterday.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse
# US
# US

One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse

Jun 5th 2013, 10:07 PM 17,845 Views 9 Comments

A four-storey apartment building has collapsed onto a smaller structure in the US city of Philadelphia, killing one person and injuring 13 others.

# building-collapse - Friday 10 May, 2013

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse
# Miracle
# Miracle

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse

May 10th 2013, 1:16 PM 9,682 Views 15 Comments

The survivor is said to be in remarkably good shape despite her ordeal.

# building-collapse - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700

May 7th 2013, 9:30 AM 3,768 Views 8 Comments

Many of the staff at the ill-fated nine-storey factory were earning just 38 dollars a month, a salary condemned as “slave labour” by Pope Francis.

# building-collapse - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Two dead in France apartment block collapse
# France
# France

Two dead in France apartment block collapse

Apr 28th 2013, 1:28 PM 13,340 Views 20 Comments

Firefighters are still looking for victims buried under the rubble.

# building-collapse - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh

Apr 25th 2013, 8:33 AM 8,628 Views 28 Comments

The death toll at the Dkaha collapse has now risen to 159, as accusations of corruption among safety inspectors emerged.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives

Apr 24th 2013, 9:55 PM 20,954 Views 48 Comments

Workers had complained about cracks prior to the collapse of the eight-story building.

# building-collapse - Friday 29 March, 2013

Five dead as 14-storey building collapses in Dar es Salaam
# Construction
# Construction

Five dead as 14-storey building collapses in Dar es Salaam

Mar 29th 2013, 5:57 PM 8,454 Views 5 Comments

Dozens more were injured during the incident.

# building-collapse - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Video: two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro
# Brazil
# Brazil

Video: two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro

Jan 26th 2012, 8:00 AM 1,806 Views 0 Comments

The incident highlights authorities’ failure to improve infrastructure ahead of the World Cup in 2014 and Olympics in 2016.

# building-collapse - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'
# Delhi
# Delhi

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'

Nov 16th 2010, 11:33 AM 232 Views 0 Comments

Some 64 people dead under concrete remains of block called an ‘accident waiting to happen’.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Building collapse at Afghan wedding leaves dozens dead
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Building collapse at Afghan wedding leaves dozens dead

Oct 27th 2010, 4:28 PM 113 Views 0 Comments

Women and children thought to make up the bulk of an estimated 65 people dead in northern province of Baghlan.