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#evacuations

# evacuations - Sunday 22 August, 2021

US drafts airlines for Kabul rescue as deadline pressure grows
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US drafts airlines for Kabul rescue as deadline pressure grows

Updated Aug 22nd 2021, 2:58 PM 64,595 Views 45 Comments

G7 leaders will discuss the crisis in Afghanistan on Tuesday in a virtual summit.

# evacuations - Saturday 21 August, 2021

EU warns Taliban it has not recognised their regime
# Evacuations
# Evacuations

EU warns Taliban it has not recognised their regime

Aug 21st 2021, 7:02 PM 24,915 Views 54 Comments

European humanitarian aid to Afghanistan will hinge on the Taliban respecting human rights.

# evacuations - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana
# Evacuations
# Evacuations

After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana

Aug 25th 2020, 9:11 PM 16,732 Views 3 Comments

Evacuations in the two US States were ordered, as “destructive waves” are expected, as well as up to 30cm of rain which could cause flash flooding.

# evacuations - Monday 2 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian claims first life as US evacuates large swathes of east coast
# Storm
# Storm

Hurricane Dorian claims first life as US evacuates large swathes of east coast

Updated Sep 2nd 2019, 9:32 PM 53,903 Views 28 Comments

The hurricane is one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Bahamas.

# evacuations - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

11 dead as California is scorched by raging wildfires the size of LA
# Evacuations
# Evacuations

11 dead as California is scorched by raging wildfires the size of LA

Aug 7th 2018, 8:39 PM 12,604 Views 6 Comments

Some 14,000 firefighters, including reinforcements from as far away as Australia and New Zealand, have arrived to combat the firestorm.

# evacuations - Monday 6 August, 2018

At least 98 killed as powerful quake strikes tourist island of Lombok
# Evacuations
# Evacuations

At least 98 killed as powerful quake strikes tourist island of Lombok

Updated Aug 6th 2018, 3:07 PM 17,336 Views 3 Comments

More than 2,000 tourists are being helped to leave the island after the incident.

# evacuations - Monday 19 March, 2018

24,000 bomb hoax emails sent to UK schools as 'part of Minecraft gamer feud'
# Evacuations
# Evacuations

24,000 bomb hoax emails sent to UK schools as 'part of Minecraft gamer feud'

Mar 19th 2018, 8:09 PM 14,223 Views 3 Comments

Police said about 400 schools were affected and some buildings were evacuated.

# evacuations - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'We are winning the fight': Fires that forced mass evacuations in France almost under control
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

'We are winning the fight': Fires that forced mass evacuations in France almost under control

Jul 27th 2017, 10:08 AM 8,636 Views 3 Comments

“In such dry conditions, we really fear that fires could start again,” one firefighter said.

# evacuations - Monday 19 December, 2016

Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well

Dec 19th 2016, 5:21 PM 11,638 Views 45 Comments

Several online videos have emerged showing Bana Al-Abed in the countryside outside Aleppo.

# evacuations - Thursday 9 June, 2016

A giant sinkhole has swallowed a van and caused evacuations in Ottawa
# Canada
# Canada

A giant sinkhole has swallowed a van and caused evacuations in Ottawa

Jun 9th 2016, 2:32 PM 24,821 Views 10 Comments

The hole quickly stretched across a busy four-lane street in the capital city.