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Tags Disaster planning and response

Tag: Disaster planning and response

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - An out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing...

Wildfire forces 2,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands

MADRID (AP) - Authorities on Spain's Canary Islands say around 2,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that has ravaged more than...

Critics: Oregon courts disaster with new tsunami-zone law

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) - With sunlight sparkling off surrounding Yaquina Bay, workers are putting up an ocean-studies building, smack in the middle of an...

Maine finds homes for several hundred African asylum seekers

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Most African asylum seekers who made the perilous journey through Central America to the southern U.S. border and flooded shelters...

Firefighting planes resume flights over Greek island fire

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Water-dropping planes and helicopters resumed flights at first light Wednesday over a major wildfire burning through a protected nature reserve...

Tourists evacuated from Greek island camp as wildfire rages

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day...

Tourists evacuated from Greek island camp as wildfire rages

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day...

Earthquake with magnitude of 6.0 shakes western Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's disaster management agency says an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 6.0 has hit the west of the country.The...

UK military drafted in to prevent dam collapse

LONDON (AP) - A British military helicopter dropped sandbags Friday to shore up a reservoir wall as emergency services worked frantically to prevent a...

8 dead, 60 hurt as quakes shake northern Philippine isles

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Two strong earthquakes hours apart struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines...