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#Evacuation

From TheJournal.ie Repair work needed at homes in Dublin housing estate Belmayne

Repair work needed at homes in Dublin housing estate

The Belmayne properties are missing an important fire safety component.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands evacuated amid Queensland flooding Australia This post contains videos

Thousands evacuated amid Queensland flooding

The body of a woman missing since she was swept away by the floodwaters on Friday has been recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation Costa Concordia This post contains videos

Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation

Meanwhile, the cruise operator is looking into new claims that the ship had passed closer to Giglio island last summer.

From TheJournal.ie Hoax forces residents to evacuate homes Hoax

Hoax forces residents to evacuate homes

The Defence Forces were called to the incident, which took place in Dublin city last night.

From TheJournal.ie Germany evacuates half the city of Koblenz after WWII bomb uncovered Germany

Germany evacuates half the city of Koblenz after WWII bomb uncovered

The 10ft unexploded bomb is one of the largest to be discovered in Germany since the end of the Second World War.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: More Bangkok residents urged to leave city as flooding worsens Thailand This post contains images

In pictures: More Bangkok residents urged to leave city as flooding worsens

Although floodwaters are receding in other parts of the country, residents in the capital are being warned of further problems.

From TheJournal.ie City council to appeal Priory Hall court order Courts

City council to appeal Priory Hall court order

Dublin City Council is to appeal an order forcing it to pay for alternative accommodation for the residents of the Priory Hall complex.

From TheJournal.ie Fire at D4 gated community stops flood victims from returning home Floods

Fire at D4 gated community stops flood victims from returning home

Some residents of The Sweepstakes in Ballsbridge have been waiting over a week to move back into their flood-damaged homes.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Bangkok residents flee rising floodwater Thailand This post contains images

In photos: Bangkok residents flee rising floodwater

Flooding broke out nationwide in July, killing over 370 people to date and causing billions of dollars in damage.

From TheJournal.ie Priory Hall developers told to hand over passports Priory Hall

Priory Hall developers told to hand over passports

The developers said they did not have the resources to cover the cost of alternative accommodation for residents of Priory Hall – who are being evacuated from their homes over grave fire safety concerns.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Families pack their belongings at Priory Hall Priory Hall This post contains images

In pictures: Families pack their belongings at Priory Hall

Residents of the Dublin apartments began their evacuation today after being ordered to leave.

From TheJournal.ie Town evacuated as train derails and explodes US

Town evacuated as train derails and explodes

“Quarter-mile” of tanker cars carrying alcohol derailed and some burst into flames after accident just south of Princeton in Illinois, US.

From TheJournal.ie Four terror suspects arrested in Sweden, Gothenburg arts centre evacuated Sweden

Four terror suspects arrested in Sweden, Gothenburg arts centre evacuated

Four people have been arrested in Gothenburg suspected of plotting terrorism, but police won’t say if it’s linked to the 9/11 anniversary.

From TheJournal.ie "Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly Irene This post contains videos

"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly

Over two million people are affected by evacuation orders as Hurricane Irene heads for land off the eastern sea board of the United States.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't wait until the last minute': New Yorkers evacuate over storm New York This post contains videos

'Don't wait until the last minute': New Yorkers evacuate over storm

Thousands of Manhattan residents have been told to pack their bags before Hurricane Irene hits at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Gaddafi's former PM joins rebels as fighting nears Tripoli Libya

Gaddafi's former PM joins rebels as fighting nears Tripoli

Abdessalam Jalloud, Muammar Gaddafi’s former ‘right hand man’ and once a trusted ally, joins the rebel side.

From TheJournal.ie Libyan rebels make significant advances Libya

Libyan rebels make significant advances

Meanwhile, thousands of foreigners in Tripoli still need to be evacuated.

From TheJournal.ie Japan's government approves emergency budget as Fukushima evacuation zone widens Japan

Japan's government approves emergency budget as Fukushima evacuation zone widens

Government pledges to create up to 100,000 homes for survivors of earthquake and tsunami but says more people have to leave the area around the Fukushima power plant.

From TheJournal.ie Photojournalist and Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington killed in Libya Libya

Photojournalist and Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington killed in Libya

Three other photojournalists were injured, two seriously, in an attack in the besieged city of Misrata.

From TheJournal.ie British military advisers heading to Libya Libya

British military advisers heading to Libya

The advisers are reportedly travelling to the troubled north African state to help the country’s rebel forces.

THE DEPARTMENT OF Foreign Affairs has confirmed that six Irish nationals who were evacuated from Libya have arrived safely in Greece.

THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS has confirmed that its emergency civil assistance team has arrived at Tripoli International Airport. They are now working to locate Irish citizens in the airport and around Tripoli ahead of their evacuation. The DFA is appealing to anyone with information regarding the location of Irish citizens in Libya and who has not already contacted the department to call them on 01 4180222. The department said it is “continuing to use all options available to it to assist in getting all Irish nationals out of Libya”.

From TheJournal.ie UN and NATO hold emergency meetings on Libya Libya

UN and NATO hold emergency meetings on Libya

Rush to evacuate ex-pats from Libya as international leaders meet to consider their response to the increasing unrest.

From TheJournal.ie Colonel Gaddafi under pressure as Obama condemns Libya violence Libya

Colonel Gaddafi under pressure as Obama condemns Libya violence

The Libyan leader could speak on state TV again today with reports of opposition gaining towns and cities across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya Libya

Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya

The Department of Foreign Affairs will attempt to put a crisis management team including the Irish Ambassador to Italy on the ground in Tripoli today.

From TheJournal.ie Air Corps plane leaves Tripoli – but no Irish on board Libya

Air Corps plane leaves Tripoli – but no Irish on board

An Irish Air Corps plane left Tripoli without any Irish passengers on board, a government spokesman confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Irish Defence Forces fly to Libya to evacuate Irish citizens Libya This post contains images

In photos: Irish Defence Forces fly to Libya to evacuate Irish citizens

Two Air Corps planes with nine crew have arrived in Malta to await go-ahead to evacuate about 40 Irish people from Malta, as over a dozen other governments prepare to evacuate their citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Evacuations begin as cyclone edges closer to Australian coast Australia

Evacuations begin as cyclone edges closer to Australian coast

Tens of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate as a category-four tropical storm heads for northeastern Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair plane evacuated in Kerry Ryanair

Ryanair plane evacuated in Kerry

The aircraft was evacuated at Kerry airport this morning after smoke was detected in the cockpit.