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Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers

April 28, 2019 |

Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors.
FOX News

Crazy Evacuation Underway for 1,300 Cruise Passengers

March 23, 2019 |

Rescue workers off Norway’s western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation, the AP reports. The Norwegian newspaper…
Newser

Suspicious Packages Force Evacuation of Australia Consulates

January 9, 2019 |

Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews, and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain, and South Korea, the AP…
Newser

Some California evacuation orders could be lifted next week

November 29, 2018 |

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said in a new filing with the state that it determined weather conditions were no longer dangerous enough to warrant a massive power shut off on Nov. 8 — a decision that came as a massive fire was tearing through a Northern California town.
FOX News

Flash Flooding Forces Mass Evacuation at Famous Waterfalls

July 13, 2018 |

About 200 tourists were being evacuated Thursday from a campground on tribal land near famous waterfalls deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon, the AP reports. The evacuations came after the Havasupai Tribe reservation was hit with two rounds of flooding Wednesday and early Thursday, officials said. An evacuated…
Newser

Protester Scales Statue of Liberty, Forces Evacuation

July 5, 2018 |

A woman protesting US immigration policy climbed the Statue of Liberty’s base and forced the monument’s evacuation on the Fourth of July hours after several other demonstrators had hung a banner on the statue’s pedestal and had been arrested, the AP reports. About 100 feet above ground, the climber engaged…
Newser

Stinky Fruit Forces Building Evacuation

April 30, 2018 |

The pungent smell of a rotten durian fruit at an Australian university library was mistaken for a gas leak, prompting an evacuation of the building. Specialist crews wearing masks searched the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology university campus library on Saturday, but all they found was rotting durian in a…
Newser

WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin’s main station

April 18, 2018 |

Police say they will have to evacuate an area around Berlin’s central railway station on Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.
FOX News

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Syrian regime, rebels reach evacuation deal

April 4, 2018 |

The Syrian government and rebel group Ahrar Al-Sham have reached their first evacuation agreement that allows for rebel fighters and their families to leave the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta. CNN’s Jomana Karadsheh reports.
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Evacuation Orders Issued as Storm Slams California

March 2, 2018 |

Deputies went door-to-door ordering residents to evacuate from coastal southern California neighborhoods ahead of a powerful winter storm sweeping in Friday after bringing heavy snow and whiteout conditions to northern mountains and steady rain elsewhere. As many as 30,000 people are under evacuation orders in the foothills of Santa…
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