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#Disasters

# disasters - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'
# Disasters
# Disasters

Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'

Aug 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,500 Views 26 Comments

Two in three people living in Europe may be affected by disasters, according to a new study.

# disasters - Thursday 3 March, 2016

13 food fails that would make any Irish person murderous
# Food Fails
From The Daily Edge
# Food Fails

13 food fails that would make any Irish person murderous

Mar 3rd 2016, 1:17 PM 13,477 Views 20 Comments

Upsetting stuff.

# disasters - Monday 20 April, 2015

'We're looking at the worst massacre ever seen in the Mediterranean'
# Migrants
# Migrants

'We're looking at the worst massacre ever seen in the Mediterranean'

Apr 20th 2015, 7:48 AM 14,541 Views 52 Comments

A crisis meeting is being held today over the migrant disaster.

# disasters - Friday 2 January, 2015

Explainer: Why migrants are being smuggled to Europe on ghost ships
# Migrants
# Migrants

Explainer: Why migrants are being smuggled to Europe on ghost ships

Jan 2nd 2015, 4:27 PM 11,499 Views 35 Comments

This week, one ship narrowly avoided crashing into the coast of Italy.

# disasters - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Following this year's air disasters, are you more afraid to fly?

Dec 30th 2014, 9:26 AM 15,485 Views 65 Comments

Do all of these incidents play on your mind?

# disasters - Saturday 6 September, 2014

These are the ten cities most at risk of being hit by natural disasters
# Take Cover
# Take Cover

These are the ten cities most at risk of being hit by natural disasters

Sep 6th 2014, 9:45 AM 23,904 Views 19 Comments

Spoiler: Ireland is grand.

# disasters - Sunday 30 March, 2014

These 10 cities are most at risk of natural disasters
# Duck And Cover
# Duck And Cover

These 10 cities are most at risk of natural disasters

Mar 30th 2014, 10:15 AM 38,335 Views 38 Comments

Take cover.

# disasters - Friday 11 October, 2013

Women and children 14 times more likely to die during disasters
# Day Of The Girl
# Day Of The Girl

Women and children 14 times more likely to die during disasters

Oct 11th 2013, 3:00 PM 7,611 Views 104 Comments

Adolescent girls in disasters are being drastically failed when they are at their most vulnerable, says CEO of Plan Ireland.

# disasters - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings
# China
# China

Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings

Jun 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,693 Views 3 Comments

The country’s economy has surged into second place globally, but industrial safety conditions are not good.

# disasters - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters

Aug 19th 2012, 1:00 PM 38 Views 1 Comment

On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.

# disasters - Monday 21 March, 2011

Driver films the terrifying moment his car is engulfed by the tsunami (Video)
# Miracle Escape
# Miracle Escape

Driver films the terrifying moment his car is engulfed by the tsunami (Video)

Mar 21st 2011, 11:38 AM 2,836 Views 0 Comments

Driver had a miracle escape as his car was hit by a wall of water on March 11 – but kept going.

# disasters - Monday 9 August, 2010

Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate

Aug 9th 2010, 3:55 PM 137 Views 0 Comments

Fires causing air quality to seriously deteriorate.

The world in turmoil
# Disasters
# Disasters

The world in turmoil

Aug 9th 2010, 11:30 AM 293 Views 0 Comments

Dramatic photos of weekend’s disasters.