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# dam - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Whaley Bridge residents to return home as dam collapse fears recede UK

Whaley Bridge residents to return home as dam collapse fears recede

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson paid tribute to the residents “spirit and patience”.

# dam - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Temporary dam to be built after Grand Canal partially drains following collapsed sewer

There has been no impact on local homes and businesses.

# dam - Monday 4 February, 2019

Brazil dam disaster death toll rises to 134, with 199 still missing

Those listed as missing are presumed dead, but not yet located under the layers of muddy mining waste.

# dam - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia

Australia’s tropical north typically experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year.

# dam - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Eleven dead and nearly 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster

A total of 176 survivors have been rescued so far, 23 of whom were hospitalized.

# dam - Friday 25 January, 2019

200 people missing, homes destroyed after Brazil dam collapses

Television images showed helicopters being used to rescue people stuck in mud and a wide swath of destruction.

# dam - Saturday 20 May, 2017

You can now go on a tour of Ireland's largest hydroelectric dam

The guided tours can accommodate groups of up to 30 people and run for approximately 90 minutes

# dam - Monday 13 February, 2017

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

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

# dam - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours

45-year-old Daniel Miller escaped with his life after the excavator he was driving pinned him almost beneath the surface of a waterlogged dam for five hours.

# dam - Friday 24 September, 2010

2 million people displaced by flooding in Nigeria

Half of the state of Jigawa have been displaced after authorities opened two swollen dams.