Showing posts with label state of emergency. Show all posts
Showing posts with label state of emergency. Show all posts

Friday, June 17, 2016

Ecuador renews state of emergency for another 30 days

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced Thursday that his government has renewed a state of emergency which was declared following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16 for another 30 days.

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Paris’s River Seine reaches high point and begins to recede (VIDEO)

The death toll from the flooding in France has risen to four, officials said Saturday, as the water level of the Seine river in Paris slowly started to decrease after reaching its peak overnight.

Friday, June 03, 2016

Floods devastate French cities, prompt state of emergency

Due to heavy rainfall across French cities, flood waters have reached alarming level, forcing thousands of people to quit their homes, and plunged Paris' vibrant venues and most visited sites into chaos.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Powerful 7.8 Ecuador quake kills at least 235. -President Rafael Correa

At least 235 people have been confirmed dead and over 1,500 people injured after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

State of Emergency Declared in 15 Flooded Serbian Municipalities

The government's press office said a state of emergency has been declared on Tuesday for 15 municipalities because of flood-related damages.

Sunday, March 06, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016

Washington, Virginia issue 'state of emergency' ahead of possible blizzard

Authorities in Virginia and Washington, D.C. issued on Thursday a state of emergency as the Washington area and the northeast of US are bracing themselves for a blizzard over the weekend that was expected to bring up to two feet of snow in part of the region.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Bulgaria continues to grapple with power cuts, travel problems after heavy snowfalls

The municipality of Dulovo in the Silistra region of north-eastern Bulgaria declared a state of emergency on January 18 because of power cuts in half of the villages in the municipality, difficulties with road travel and problems in food supply to some villages.

Sunday, January 03, 2016

US Declares Flood Emergency in Missouri as Rivers Continue to Rise

President Barack Obama declared an emergency Saturday in the flood-ravaged state of Missouri, a move that allows federal aid to help the state recover from massive flooding that has killed at least two dozen people, forced thousands of others to evacuate and submerged huge swaths of farmland.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris

 UN, 13 November 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have condemned the “despicable" terrorist attacks carried out today in various locations in and around Paris, and Mr. Ban has demanded the immediate release of the numerous individuals reportedly being held hostage in the Bataclan theatre.

Monday, October 05, 2015

S. Carolina Governor: Worst Storm in 1,000 Years

South Carolina's governor is pleading with residents to stay home because she says more rain is on the way in the worst rainstorm in the state's history.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Fires in US state of Washington largest in its history

A group of wildfires blazing in the western US state of Washington have become the largest in the state's history, officials said Monday.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 2015

State of emergency in Ecuador as volcano spews ash

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has declared a state of emergency over increasing activity in the Cotopaxi volcano near the capital of Quito.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

California Authorities Unable to Contain 2 Giant Merging Fires

 Two large fires in Lake County, California merged on Tuesday as authorities were not able to contain them, according to local media reports.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Evacuations ordered over California wildfire

A wildfire that has destroyed drought-parched terrain in northern California with remarkable speed continues to rage as evacuations expanded and firefighters began to gain some ground against the flames.

Sunday, August 02, 2015

California wildfires expand after death of firefighter

Firefighters rushed to contain a pair of fast-moving wildfires in Northern California on Saturday as they mourned the death of a US Forest Service firefighter killed this week in the battle against one of the blazes, officials said.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

State of Emergency Declared in California in Response to Wildfires

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has declared a state of emergency as wildfires blaze in 15 counties across the Golden State, one of which killed a responding firefighter.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Deadly Pakistan heatwave shows signs of easing

A deadly heatwave that has killed nearly 700 people in southern Pakistan showed signs of easing on Wednesday, bringing some respite to the sweltering city of Karachi.

EL News