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#Disaster

# disaster - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone

Chernobyl was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster .

# disaster - Friday 12 February, 2016

# disaster - Thursday 28 January, 2016

It's 30 years since a space shuttle exploded on live tv while the world watched Challenger This post contains videos

It's 30 years since a space shuttle exploded on live tv while the world watched

The Challenger disaster of 28 January 1986 killed seven astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe – the first ever teacher in space.

# disaster - Monday 28 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hoverboards basically ruined Christmas and here's the evidence Disaster

# disaster - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 people who’ve already been traumatised by the tin of Roses Disaster

11 people who’ve already been traumatised by the tin of Roses

Or tub. Either way, it’s not going well.

# disaster - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This mam spectacularly misunderstood the cry laughing emoji Disaster

This mam spectacularly misunderstood the cry laughing emoji

With mortifying results.

# disaster - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Teenage boy crushed to death as typhoon in Philippines forces thousands to flee

At least eight people have been reported missing.

# disaster - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Check out these amazing photos of the wildlife thriving in Chernobyl's fallout zone

30 years on from the disaster no human life remains, but the same cannot be said for wildlife.

# disaster - Friday 9 October, 2015

Families attend Berkeley balcony testing as legal battles loom

The balcony remains have undergone ‘destructive testing’ to discover the source of its structural damage.

# disaster - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Four dead, 12 critical after crash between tour bus and amphibious vehicle

The crash happened on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge at about 7pm Irish time.

# disaster - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

The final Irish survivor of the Berkeley tragedy has arrived home

Hannah Waters was the last of the Irish students injured in the tragedy to return home.

# disaster - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396

There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.

# disaster - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From The42 Despite scoring, Gerrard's final Liverpool game turned into a bit of a nightmare Disaster

Despite scoring, Gerrard's final Liverpool game turned into a bit of a nightmare

Jon Walters scored, as the Reds were beaten 6-1 at the Britannia Stadium.

# disaster - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 times everything inexplicably worked out just fine Will Be Grand

14 times everything inexplicably worked out just fine

Just when it looks like it’s all over, it turns out OK.

# disaster - Friday 1 May, 2015

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake

Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.

# disaster - Monday 27 April, 2015

Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake

The names of Irish tourists or travellers have been posted on the Red Cross’s website.

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp

At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

# disaster - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

This is what investigators think happened to the sunken migrant boat

The captain has been arrested.

# disaster - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Two survivors arrested as 800 die in migrant ship disaster

The two arrested are suspected to be traffickers.

# disaster - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Gran, mum and daughter all called 'Emma' were killed in the Germanwings crash

The family were going on holiday to Manchester.

# disaster - Monday 30 March, 2015

The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Germanwings flight.

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea

The quake occurred 55 kilometres from the nearest city of Kokopo on New Britain island.

# disaster - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'I probably wasn't the best man for the job on the day,' says Hillsborough police chief

David Duckenfield is giving evidence at the new inquests into the death of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough.

# disaster - Thursday 5 March, 2015

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast Donetsk This post contains images

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast

At least 17 have been killed with 16 more missing.

# disaster - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ludicrous DIY disaster is the gift that keeps on giving Perfect

Ludicrous DIY disaster is the gift that keeps on giving

Just when you thought electrical wiring couldn’t be funny, this happens.

# disaster - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From The42 The fashion police came to take Jimmy Bullard away this evening Disaster

The fashion police came to take Jimmy Bullard away this evening

“Think my shirt has broken my Twitter.”

# disaster - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Woman searches for her children among 12 family members buried in landslide

At least 20 people have been confirmed dead and 88 remain missing.

# disaster - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

The evacuation has been stepped up by authorities.

# disaster - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Drunk man gets totally entangled in a pile of bicycles Disaster

Drunk man gets totally entangled in a pile of bicycles

Nightmare scenario.

# disaster - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Captain of Korean ferry that killed over 300 escapes death penalty but sentenced to 36 years in prison

A three-judge panel said prosecutors failed to prove Lee Jun-Seok had acted intentionally.

# disaster - Saturday 8 November, 2014

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan Rebuild This post contains images

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

# disaster - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Serious kid reciting Shakespeare meets disaster mid-performance To Be Or Not To Be?

Serious kid reciting Shakespeare meets disaster mid-performance

In the form of a plastic chair.

# disaster - Monday 8 September, 2014

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die

Thousands more have been left homeless.

# disaster - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Stardust campaigners met with Frances Fitzgerald but weren't happy with the outcome

One survivor said she was not happy with how the meeting went.

# disaster - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.

# disaster - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Officials say there's 'no hope' of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide

Authorities have evacuated more than 20,000 people amid fears that a torrent of water could inundate villages and farms if a dam suddenly breaks.

# disaster - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Flooding and havoc as typhoon hits hard in Japan

The storm has left several people dead and a string of damage in its wake.

# disaster - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

# disaster - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation

The children travel to Ireland every year to stay with Irish families during the summer months.