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World - Region
9/13/2023 4:55:18 PM
Rescue teams stepped up a massive effort to bring relief to devastated Moroccan mountain villages Wednesday as the chances faded fast for finding survivors from the powerful earthquake which killed 2,900 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

World - International
8/27/2023 2:12:49 PM
More than 600 firefighters, including reinforcements from several European countries, backed by a fleet of water-dropping planes and helicopters were battling three persistent major wildfires in Greece Sunday, two of which have been raging for days.

World - Africa
8/1/2023 12:34:30 PM
France prepared to evacuate French and other European citizens from Niger on Tuesday, six days after a coup that toppled one of the last pro-Western leaders in the jihadist-plagued Sahel and stoked anti-French demonstrations.

World - International
6/22/2023 10:04:33 AM
A massive search and rescue effort for a missing submersible near the wreck of the Titanic was at a critical stage late Wednesday, with just hours left before the oxygen supply for the five people on board runs out.

World - Africa
5/5/2023 5:14:17 PM
Rescue efforts were underway after flooding and landslides brought on by torrential overnight rains in eastern Congo's South Kivu province killed more than a dozen people, a local official said Friday.

Egypt - Society
3/7/2023 6:28:27 PM
Rescue teams continued on Tuesday to search for six people who are still missing after their boat sank in the Nile River in Aswan governorate on Monday amid bad weather conditions.

World - Region
2/19/2023 4:08:54 PM
Turkey has ended rescue efforts in all provinces except the two hardest hit by last week's massive quake that killed tens of thousands of people, the Turkish disaster agency said Sunday.

World - Region
2/19/2023 3:34:21 PM
As the search and rescue effort for buried survivors of the Feb. 6 earthquake started to wind down in Turkey, demolition teams have moved in to clear the mounds of rubble left by the worst disaster in modern Turkish history.

World - Region
2/13/2023 10:28:12 AM
Rescue crews on Monday pulled a 40-year-old woman from the wreckage of a building a week after two powerful earthquakes struck, but reports of rescues are coming less often as the time since the quake reaches the limits of the human body's ability to survive without water, especially in sub-freezing temperatures.

World - Region
2/12/2023 10:20:34 AM
Ibrahim Zakaria lost track of time drifting into and out of consciousness while trapped for nearly five days in the rubble of his home following the massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria this week.

World - Region
2/10/2023 8:00:00 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan admitted for the first time Friday that his government's search and rescue effort from this week's devastating earthquake was not going as quickly as hoped.

World - Region
2/7/2023 12:12:26 PM
Up to 23 million people could be affected by the massive earthquake that has killed thousands in Turkey and Syria, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.

World - Region
2/6/2023 6:55:09 PM
Countries have rushed to dispatch aid, personnel and equipment to help rescue efforts in quake-stricken areas of Turkey and Syria. Here's a glance at what's being provided so far:

World - Region
2/6/2023 5:01:00 PM
Various countries in the region as well as the EU and around the world have offered to send immediate assistance to help with the rescue effort after Monday's devastating earthquake that struck southeast Turkey and northern Syria.

World - Region
2/6/2023 1:50:00 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said offers for help had been received from some 45 countries in the aftermath of Monday's deadly earthquake and powerful, still ongoing aftershocks.

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/6/2023 11:18:14 AM

World - International
11/23/2022 12:05:21 PM
Survivors of an Indonesian earthquake that killed at least 268 people appealed for food and water Wednesday, as heavy rain and aftershocks hampered rescue efforts among the rubble of devastated villages.

World - Africa
11/6/2022 11:04:13 AM
A small passenger plane crashed Sunday morning into Lake Victoria on approach to an airport in Tanzania, and the country's prime minister says 19 people on board were killed.

World - International
10/1/2022 8:12:34 PM
Shocked Florida communities counted their dead Saturday as the full scale of the devastation came into focus, two days after Hurricane Ian tore into the coastline as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the United States.

World - International
6/30/2021 6:18:41 PM
The search and rescue effort amid the debris continues, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava told a news conference

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