Showing posts with label reconstructions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label reconstructions. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

2 missing, 1 injured in Madrid building collapse

2 missing, 1 injured in Madrid building collapse
Two workers were missing and one was injured after the interior of a building collapsed in the center of Madrid on Tuesday.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Firefighters Battle Blaze at High-Rise Tower in Dubai Marina


Firefighters are battling a blaze at a high-rise tower in the Dubai Marina amid a sandstorm sweeping the city in the United Arab Emirates.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction after earthquake

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction
As Nepal on Wednesday marks the third anniversary of the Apr.25 earthquake that killed thousands of people and caused damage estimated at billions of dollars, the Himalayan nation is still waiting for a major portion of funds pledged by the international community to rebuild the country.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mexico quake death toll climbs to 324, schools gradually reopen

Mexico quake death toll climbs to 324
The latest death toll from a powerful 7.1-magnitude quake that hit central Mexico on Sept. 19 climbed to 324 on Monday, more than half of them in Mexico City.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

World's longest suspension footbridge opens in Switzerland

longest pedestrian suspension bridge
The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world has opened in Swiss Alpine resort of Zermatt Matterhorn.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Immeuble effondré près de Naples: les huit disparus retrouvés morts

Les secouristes qui fouillaient depuis vendredi matin les décombres d'un petit immeuble effondré près de Naples ont annoncé samedi matin avoir retrouvé les corps sans vie des huit habitants portés disparus, dont deux enfants.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Sewol ferry hauled onto lifting ship in salvage operation (video)

South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry has been successfully hauled onto a giant heavy lifting ship, officials said, a step towards returning the vessel to port.

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Italian gov't takes emergency measures for quake-hit regions

The Italian government has decided to take emergency measures for the central Italian regions that were struck by strong earthquakes between August 24 and October 30.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

China investigates paved Great Wall section

Following media reports that a section of the Great Wall in northeast China had been paved, the state cultural heritage watchdog on Thursday said investigators have been sent to verify the reports and carry out an investigation.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

UNESCO: Archaeological sites of Palmyra still retain much of their authenticity

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced on Wednesday that the ancient city of Palmyra preserves had suffered significant damage at the hands of ISIS terrorist, but that the archaeological sites retain much of their authenticity.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Nepal To Rebuild Historic Dharahara Tower On Its Own

Nepal has decided to rebuild on its own the historic Dharahara tower that was turned into rubble during the April 2015 earthquake.

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Japan lifts evacuation order for radiation-hit Fukushima town

The Japanese government Saturday lifted the evacuation order for the first town near the crippled Fukushima reactors, more than four years after ordering mass relocations near the tsunami-wrecked nuclear plant.

Monday, June 08, 2015

Nepal's struggle to raise quake reconstruction funds

Nepal estimated that it suffered damage worth $10 billion in the aftermath of April's 7.8-magnitude earthquake but authorities are still struggling to raise the funds needed to provide shelter for the half a million who remain homeless. 

Friday, May 08, 2015

Egypt to ‘Rebuild’ the Lighthouse of Alexandria, One of the Seven Ancient World Wonders

One of the World’s Seven Ancient World Wonders is about to be reincarnated as Egypt’s supreme antiquities council has approved the rebuilding of the Lighthouse of Alexandria.

The Lighthouse, which was built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom in 280 BC, once stood at approximately 137 meters tall and was one of the world’s tallest man-made structures for hundreds of years.

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Cultural heritage reconstruction may take decades in Nepal

The United Nation's cultural agency is warning that the restoration of the cultural heritage sites damaged in Nepal's earthquake might take ten years or even decades.

Christian Manhart, the UNESCO representative to Nepal, is calling on the international community to help with the rebuilding.

Monday, April 27, 2015

UNESCO to assess damage of world heritage sites in Nepal

Following the massive destruction to world heritage monuments in Nepal after Saturdays devastating earthquake, UNESCO on Monday said they would field an international expert mission to undertake an in-depth damage assessment of the damage to heritage and path to recovery.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Japan remembers Fukushima disaster victims four years on

On the fourth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, Japan has remembered the thousands who lost their lives. The quake-tsunami disaster sparked a nuclear crisis which has left the country at odds over nuclear power. 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Mayor of Rhodes says may restore Colossus

Scientists will discuss possible restoration of Colossus of Rhodes – one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Rhodes Mayor Fotis Chatzidiakos told Agence France-Presse.

The possibility of restoring the 31-meter statue will be discussed during a special conference that will take place on the island in 2015. “We have always considered restoring the Colossus. However, it is important to discuss the details of possible reconstruction with scientists,” Chatzidiakos noted.

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