27 Sep 2017

Thousands evacuated in Ukraine as ammunition depot explodes

“Massive explosions and a blaze at a military ammunition depot in central Ukraine forced authorities to evacuate 24,000 people and close airspace over the region, officials said on Wednesday.” Source: Thousands evacuated in Ukraine as ammunition depot explodes

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25 Sep 2017

Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

“Numerous scientific agencies on both sides of the Pacific detected an earthquake Saturday near the site where North Korea set off a hydrogen bomb earlier this month, at first prompting speculation of another weapons test, before a consensus appeared to emerge that the tremor was a natural occurrence.” Source: Earthquake

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22 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico dam: Evacuations begin along river

“All people living near the Guajataca River in northwest Puerto Rico should evacuate immediately because of an ‘imminent dam break,’ the National Weather Service in San Juan said Friday afternoon.” Source: Puerto Rico dam: Evacuations begin along river – CNN

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21 Sep 2017

At least 10 dead, 92 missing in eastern Congo floods

“At least 10 people have died and another 92 are missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo due to flooding after torrential rains caused a river to overflow its banks, a local official said on Wednesday.” Source: At least 10 dead, 92 missing in eastern Congo floods: local official

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21 Sep 2017

Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200

“Mexicans, fighting fatigue and ebbing hope, hurried Wednesday to dig out survivors still trapped in dozens of collapsed buildings a day after a powerful earthquake rattled the capital and killed at least 230 people, including 30 schoolchildren.” Source: Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200 – The

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20 Sep 2017

Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

“A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. More than 20 children died and 30 are missing after a school collapsed, President Enrique Peña Nieto said.” Source: Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

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19 Sep 2017

Hurricane Maria leaves ‘devastation,’ rolls toward Puerto Rico

“Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with ‘widespread devastation,’ according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island nation. With the US territory of Puerto Rico and the US and British Virgin Islands now in its path, Maria’s powerful punch diminished slightly

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12 Sep 2017

Desperation Mounts in Caribbean Islands: ‘All the Food Is Gone’

“In the few, long days since Irma pummeled the northeast Caribbean, killing more than two dozen people and leveling 90 percent of the buildings on some islands, the social fabric has begun to fray in some of the hardest-hit communities. Residents of St. Martin, and elsewhere in the region, spoke

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12 Sep 2017

Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises to 90

“At least 90 people have died in Thursday’s 8.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, officials have confirmed.” Source: Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises to 90 – BBC News

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10 Sep 2017

Irma strengthens as it nears Florida with deadly storm surges

“Hurricane Irma gained strength as it was set to make landfall in Florida on Sunday with a double barrel threat of destructive winds and life-threatening storm surges, prompting one of the largest evacuations in U.S. history.” Source: Irma strengthens as it nears Florida with deadly storm surges

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