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# 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.

# disaster - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Cork plane crash inquests to start today

Six people died in the 2011 crash.

# disaster - Sunday 8 June, 2014

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.

# disaster - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors

The death toll currently stands at almost 60, but is expected to rise as rescue efforts continue.

# disaster - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The42 Here's how Vince McMahon lost nearly a third of his $1.1 billion fortune Disaster

Here's how Vince McMahon lost nearly a third of his $1.1 billion fortune

The WWE’s recent implosion was caused in large part by an embarrassing amount of unsubstantiated hype.

# disaster - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Three charged with manslaughter over disaster that killed 301 miners

The detained include mining executives, and the action comes after 301 miners died in the incident.

# disaster - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

# disaster - Sunday 11 May, 2014

These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now Japan This post contains videos

These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now

The entire area around the nuclear disaster site remains empty.

# disaster - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Diver killed at scene of ferry search after air hose becomes entangled

53-year-old Lee Gwang-Wook, who was making his first dive at the scene, lost consciousness and was pronounced dead in hospital.

# disaster - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

"I am sorry to the people": President apologises over ferry disaster

Park said that she was “heavy-hearted” over the lives lost in the disaster.

# disaster - Saturday 26 April, 2014

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster

The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.

# disaster - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis

Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.

# disaster - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

104 dead in South Korea ferry disaster, 200 still missing

It was reported that the ferry had turned sharply before it sank, but now experts say the data is incomplete.

# disaster - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The42 Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.

# disaster - Friday 18 April, 2014

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank has been arrested

A news agency in South Korea reports that the 68-year-old faces five charges, including negligence of duty.

"I feel ashamed": Captain wasn't at the helm of capsized Korean ferry

Anger is said to be spreading over the stalled rescue efforts as hundreds of passengers remain missing.

# disaster - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From The42 Sad Sochi bear is the symbol of Russia's ice hockey heartbreak Disaster

Sad Sochi bear is the symbol of Russia's ice hockey heartbreak

When the Russian ice hockey team loses, a nation cries.

# disaster - Friday 14 February, 2014

In pictures: The massive volcanic eruption that killed three in Indonesia

The ash has blanketed eastern Javanese cities forcing seven airports to close.

Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)

A man and woman in their 60s were crushed to deaths, while 200,000 people in a 10km radius have been ordered to evacuate their homes.

# disaster - Monday 20 January, 2014

Stardust families “will reveal cause of fire” on 33rd anniversary

Antoinette Keegan, who survived the nightclub fire but lost her two sisters in the blaze, said they “need the truth after 33 years”.

From The Daily Edge Chinese Titanic museum will allow visitors to go down with the ship Down With This Ship

Chinese Titanic museum will allow visitors to go down with the ship

The museum will take the shape of a replica Titanic.

# disaster - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 bedtime realisations that are guaranteed to ruin your night Why Me

8 bedtime realisations that are guaranteed to ruin your night

Damn it all, damn it all to hell.

# disaster - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work

The devastation is still apparent, writes Clare Ahern, who says it’s vital that people’s livelihoods are now restored.

# disaster - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

# disaster - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines

The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.

# disaster - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts

The funding brings to over €3 million the amount pledged by the Irish Government.

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan

In Tacloban, babies continue to arrive and are the most vulnerable to the region’s problems.

# disaster - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines

The UN estimates more than 11.3 million people have been affected with 673,000 made homeless, since Haiyan smashed into the nation’s central islands on Friday.

# disaster - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today

Charities are warning that the death toll in the Philippines which is currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# disaster - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

# disaster - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people

The earthquake reached 7.2 on the Richter scale.

# disaster - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

# disaster - Thursday 29 August, 2013

41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley

Bodies were said to be ‘strewn all over’, according to police.

# disaster - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster

The ferry, which was carrying 831 passengers and crew, collided with a cargo ship and sank almost instantly.

# disaster - Monday 5 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 ridiculously inappropriate cakes In Tiers

12 ridiculously inappropriate cakes

Thanks, you really shouldn’t have

# disaster - Friday 5 July, 2013

Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis

The investigation will focus on possible offences between 2006 and 2013 committed by individuals who are potentially responsible for the economic crisis.

# disaster - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Photos: Oklahoma deals with destruction after worst tornado in decades

The US state is coming to terms with the massive tornado which left 24 people dead and levelled entire neighbourhoods.

# disaster - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado

Preliminary causes of death suggest both infants – aged just four and seven months old – died of head trauma.