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#State of Emergency

# state-of-emergency - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death

May 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 40,129 Views 83 Comments

Floyd’s death is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans in the US.

# state-of-emergency - Saturday 16 November, 2019

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding

Nov 16th 2019, 4:01 PM 14,403 Views 28 Comments

Tourists and residents can now return to the historic square.

# state-of-emergency - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding
# Flooding
# Flooding

Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding

Nov 14th 2019, 7:37 PM 22,535 Views 34 Comments

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the flooding as ‘a blow to the heart of our country’.

# state-of-emergency - Monday 28 October, 2019

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes
# Emergency
# Emergency

California in 'state-of-emergency' as wildfires spreading forces thousands to flee their homes

Oct 28th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,080 Views 1 Comment

Many homes have been evacuated and power has been cut due to the fires.

# state-of-emergency - Friday 1 February, 2019

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency
# Border Issue
# Border Issue

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency

Feb 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 41,000 Views 78 Comments

Trump hinted in remarks at a White House meeting on cross-border trafficking.

# state-of-emergency - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Child killed as Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall on US Gulf Coast
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Child killed as Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall on US Gulf Coast

Sep 5th 2018, 11:33 AM 14,596 Views 1 Comment

Authorities have declared emergencies in several areas.

# state-of-emergency - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Vatican switches off its fountains after Italy's driest spring in 60 years
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Vatican switches off its fountains after Italy's driest spring in 60 years

Jul 25th 2017, 3:34 PM 10,348 Views 30 Comments

The drought comes after the second-driest spring in 60 years.

# state-of-emergency - Monday 10 April, 2017

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
# Double Bombing
# Double Bombing

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

Apr 10th 2017, 7:13 AM 14,257 Views 28 Comments

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

# state-of-emergency - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time
# Tsunami Warning
# Tsunami Warning

Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time

Nov 24th 2016, 8:57 PM 20,231 Views 21 Comments

The earthquake led to a tsunami warning being issued in El Salvador.

# state-of-emergency - Friday 7 October, 2016

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti
# Hurricane Matthew
# Hurricane Matthew

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

Oct 7th 2016, 2:40 PM 18,289 Views 46 Comments

The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.

# state-of-emergency - Thursday 28 July, 2016

"Daily life is running quite normal": Turkey's ambassador to Ireland launches charm offensive
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

"Daily life is running quite normal": Turkey's ambassador to Ireland launches charm offensive

Jul 28th 2016, 2:28 PM 10,377 Views 91 Comments

Ambassador Necip Egüz defended his country’s post-coup crackdown, and insisted there was no threat to tourist areas.

# state-of-emergency - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'Kind, shy and dedicated', Fr Jacques Hamel is the 236th victim of jihadists in France since 2015
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

'Kind, shy and dedicated', Fr Jacques Hamel is the 236th victim of jihadists in France since 2015

Jul 26th 2016, 8:27 PM 36,648 Views 272 Comments

The so-called Islamic State group said today’s attack was carried out by its ‘soldiers’.

# state-of-emergency - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey
# Coup Attempt
# Coup Attempt

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

Jul 21st 2016, 8:07 AM 12,722 Views 51 Comments

President Erdogan has vowed to hunt down those responsible for last week’s coup.

# state-of-emergency - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

France has voted to extend its state of emergency
# State We're In
# State We're In

France has voted to extend its state of emergency

Jul 20th 2016, 8:16 AM 9,433 Views 86 Comments

The decision to extend the national state by six months comes in the wake of last Thursday’s terror attack in Nice.

# state-of-emergency - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Alberta wildfires destroy 1,600 homes as 80,000 people forced to flee
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Alberta wildfires destroy 1,600 homes as 80,000 people forced to flee

May 5th 2016, 8:03 AM 14,099 Views 11 Comments

No fatalities have been reported.

# state-of-emergency - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Indigenous community declares state of emergency after 11 members attempt suicide in one month
# Canada
# Canada

Indigenous community declares state of emergency after 11 members attempt suicide in one month

Apr 12th 2016, 7:12 AM 26,465 Views 21 Comments

Canadian government officials said yesterday they were sending an emergency psychiatric team to the isolated aboriginal community.

# state-of-emergency - Friday 22 January, 2016

Millions brace themselves for worst US snow storm in decades
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Millions brace themselves for worst US snow storm in decades

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:28 AM 36,050 Views 22 Comments

Extreme weather is forecast across at least 15 states.

# state-of-emergency - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Vice President of tiny tropical nation accused of plotting to kill the President
# Maldives
# Maldives

Vice President of tiny tropical nation accused of plotting to kill the President

Nov 5th 2015, 7:30 PM 15,186 Views 7 Comments

A state of emergency has been announced in the country.

# state-of-emergency - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Obama: "There are police departments that have to do some soul searching"
# Freddie Gray
# Freddie Gray

Obama: "There are police departments that have to do some soul searching"

Apr 28th 2015, 8:30 PM 38,312 Views 96 Comments

Several police officers were injured tonight.

# state-of-emergency - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after bomb kills 30 soldiers
# Attack
# Attack

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after bomb kills 30 soldiers

Oct 25th 2014, 7:16 AM 5,618 Views 7 Comments

The bombing was carried out by a suspected jihadist who rammed a checkpoint with his explosives-packed vehicle.

# state-of-emergency - Monday 25 August, 2014

Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake
# Shaken
# Shaken

Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake

Aug 25th 2014, 11:09 AM 10,598 Views 9 Comments

The child is in critical condition and some 130 people were injured in the quake.

# state-of-emergency - Friday 28 March, 2014

Missed last night’s Prime Time investigation into ambulance delays? Here’s what we learned….
# Shocking
# Shocking

Missed last night’s Prime Time investigation into ambulance delays? Here’s what we learned….

Mar 28th 2014, 9:45 AM 47,100 Views 151 Comments

‘Rapid Response Vehicles’ — which cost the taxpayer over €100,000 each — are effectively being used by managers as ‘company cars’…

# state-of-emergency - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

State of emergency declared in Bangkok as protests continue
# Thailand
# Thailand

State of emergency declared in Bangkok as protests continue

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:46 AM 4,023 Views 11 Comments

As many as 5,000 protestors were gathered across five really points this morning.

# state-of-emergency - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Irish citizens told to avoid all non-essential travel to Egypt as violence escalates
# Cairo
# Cairo

Irish citizens told to avoid all non-essential travel to Egypt as violence escalates

Aug 14th 2013, 3:55 PM 6,621 Views 24 Comments

Scores were killed in a crackdown on camps of Morsi loyalists this morning. A month-long state of emergency has been declared in the country.

# state-of-emergency - Monday 24 June, 2013

State of emergency declared as Kuala Lumpur is engulfed by smog
# Pollution
# Pollution

State of emergency declared as Kuala Lumpur is engulfed by smog

Jun 24th 2013, 7:11 PM 12,780 Views 11 Comments

A smoky haze blamed on Indonesian forest fires has triggered one of the country’s worst pollution levels in years.

# state-of-emergency - Sunday 2 December, 2012

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport
# Shannon
# Shannon

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport

Dec 2nd 2012, 11:12 AM 8,770 Views 11 Comments

The Boeing 777 jet made an unscheduled precautionary landing at Shannon after detecting smoke in the cabin.

# state-of-emergency - Saturday 27 October, 2012

America prepares for superstorm
# Frankenstorm
# Frankenstorm

America prepares for superstorm

Oct 27th 2012, 7:39 AM 8,118 Views 23 Comments

Hurricane Sandy could mix with a winter storm to create what has been dubbed ‘Frankenstorm’.

# state-of-emergency - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast
# Isaac
# Isaac

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast

Aug 28th 2012, 8:53 PM 6,536 Views 4 Comments

President Obama has called on residents in the storm’s projected path to heed the warnings, saying: “Now’s not the time to tempt fate.”

Isaac: “On the verge becoming a hurricane”
# Isaac
# Isaac

Isaac: “On the verge becoming a hurricane”

Aug 28th 2012, 12:20 PM 7,166 Views 9 Comments

Tropical Storm Isaac may to be upgraded to a hurricane – and could hit the day before the seventh anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster in New Orleans.

# state-of-emergency - Saturday 31 December, 2011

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria

Dec 31st 2011, 5:32 PM 3,460 Views 14 Comments

The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.

# state-of-emergency - Monday 5 December, 2011

State of Emergency declared in Peru after mining protests
# Peru
# Peru

State of Emergency declared in Peru after mining protests

Dec 5th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,439 Views 2 Comments

A 60-day state of emergency has been declared in four provinces of Cajamarca state, following violent protests against a gold-and-copper mining project which is part-owned by a US company.

# state-of-emergency - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Major emergency plan declared for Dublin after massive flooding
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Major emergency plan declared for Dublin after massive flooding

Oct 25th 2011, 12:14 AM 30,695 Views 95 Comments

An off-duty Garda is missing after falling into the Liffey in Wicklow, while heavy rain wreaks havoc with transport across the country.

# state-of-emergency - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Authorities may limit access to Fukushima evacuation zone
# Japan
# Japan

Authorities may limit access to Fukushima evacuation zone

Apr 20th 2011, 9:24 AM 577 Views 0 Comments

People with houses within the exclusion zone around Fukushima I have been returning home, against government orders.

# state-of-emergency - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Fukushima nuclear alert raised to maximum level 7
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima nuclear alert raised to maximum level 7

Apr 12th 2011, 7:24 AM 753 Views 0 Comments

Japan’s nuclear regulator raises its alert warning from level 5 to 7 – putting the Fukushima crisis on a par with Chernobyl.

# state-of-emergency - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Fukushima owners begin 'condolence money' payout for radiation damage
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima owners begin 'condolence money' payout for radiation damage

Apr 5th 2011, 10:33 AM 395 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo Electric Power Company’s share price reaches an all-time low after the company pledges to cover evacuation costs.

# state-of-emergency - Monday 28 March, 2011

Plutonium found in soil outside stricken Fukushima reactor
# Japan
# Japan

Plutonium found in soil outside stricken Fukushima reactor

Mar 28th 2011, 4:19 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

The presence of the highly radioactive element in the soil confirms damage to reactor number 3, where it was housed.

# state-of-emergency - Sunday 27 March, 2011

Fukushima radiation recordings were ‘an error’, operators say
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima radiation recordings were ‘an error’, operators say

Mar 27th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,847 Views 0 Comments

Recordings that suggested the level of radiation was ‘ten million times’ higher than normal were erroneous, TEPCO says.

# state-of-emergency - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Three Fukushima workers hospitalised with skin lesions
# Japan
# Japan

Three Fukushima workers hospitalised with skin lesions

Mar 24th 2011, 8:29 AM 573 Views 0 Comments

Staff working to try and restore power to the Fukushima cooling systems are hospitalised after major radiation exposure.

# state-of-emergency - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Weather will determine if Fukushima radiation reaches Ireland
# Fallout
# Fallout

Weather will determine if Fukushima radiation reaches Ireland

Mar 23rd 2011, 4:32 PM 1,737 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s nuclear watchdog says atmospheric pressure will determine whether trace amounts of radiation will reach our shores.

Tokyo tap water too radioactive for children - reports
# Japan
# Japan

Tokyo tap water too radioactive for children - reports

Mar 23rd 2011, 7:38 AM 477 Views 0 Comments

Water supplies contain more radioactive iodine than is safe for young children to drink – as black smoke emerges from Fukushima.

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