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Nine dead as Italy rescues 6,055 migrants on disaster anniversary

Italy's coastguard said nine corpses were recovered in operations in which 6,055 people were rescued off Libya Monday, three years to the day after 366 people died in the sinking that first alerted the world to the Mediterranean migrant crisis......»»

Category: newsSource: mb.com.ph mb.com.phOct 4th, 2016

Italy rescues 480 migrants, recovers 7 dead

Italy rescues 480 migrants, recovers 7 dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2017

Italy rescues 480 migrants, recovers seven dead

Italy rescues 480 migrants, recovers seven dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 14th, 2017

Italy buries bridge collapse dead as outrage simmers

GENOA, Italy (3rd UPDATE) – Grief gripped the Italian city of Genoa on Saturday, August 18, as thousands of mourners attended a state funeral to commemorate the victims of a bridge disaster that has sparked anger, while rescuers pulled more bodies from the wreckage. Large crowds packed inside an exhibition hall ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Italy buries bridge collapse dead amid outrage

GENOA, Italy: Italy was preparing an official day of mourning Saturday to commemorate the dozens of people killed in Genoa’s bridge disaster with some outraged relatives of victims set to shun the official ceremonies. The populist government has blamed the operator of the viaduct for Tuesday’s collapse that killed at least 38 people in the [...] The post Italy buries bridge collapse dead amid outrage appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Spain rescues nearly 1,000 migrants from the sea in 2 days

MADRID --- Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved nearly 1,000 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean to Europe from North Africa over the last two days. The service says it pulled 206 people from 10 different boats Saturday morning, after rescuing 774 migrants traveling in 52 boats on Friday. As a crackdown by Libyan authorities has made it more difficult for migrants to reach Italy, many are attempting the trip from Algeria and Morocco into Spain, where over 20,000 have already arrived by sea in 2018. Human trafficking mafias pack the migrants into small craft unfit for open waters. Over 1,500 people have died so far this year trying to c...Keep on reading: Spain rescues nearly 1,000 migrants from the sea in 2 days.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Spain NGO ship saves 59 migrants, Italy refuses access

MADRID, Spain – A Spanish NGO said Saturday, June 30 it had rescued 59 migrants as they tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya, drawing condemnation from Italy's far-right interior minister who said they were not welcome in his country. The news comes a day after 3 babies were found dead ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Japan tsunami, nuclear tragedy remembered 7 years on

TOKYO, Japan – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led a sombre ceremony Sunday, March 11 as Japan marked the seventh anniversary of a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left around 18,500 people dead or missing. The magnitude 9.0 quake – which struck under the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

Italy gives first of 10 boats to Libya for migrant rescues

GAETA — Italy has given the Libyan coast guard the first two of 10 boats to rescue migrants from foundering smugglers' boats, as part of a strategy Rome hope.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 21st, 2017

Italy rescues 630 migrants drifting off Libya

Italy rescues 630 migrants drifting off Libya.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2017

At least 32 migrants dead off Libya – Italy coast guard

At least 32 migrants dead off Libya – Italy coast guard.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2016

At least 28 migrants dead off Libya – coastguard

Twenty-eight Europe-bound migrants were found dead on a day of frantic rescues off Libya on Tuesday, including at least 22 in an overloaded wooden boat, an AFP photographer and the Italian coastguard said. The photographer, who was able to go aboard the v.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 5th, 2016

Rescuers recover 15 dead migrants off Italy

The Italian coastguard on Monday said rescuers had recovered the bodies of 15 migrants in search and rescue operations which saved nearly 2,700 people making the perilous Mediterranean crossing to Europe......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

3 dead, Italy migrant rescues hit 12,500 in 4 days

3 dead, Italy migrant rescues hit 12,500 in 4 days.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2016

Funeral tears as Italy says farewell to quake’s dead

Italy on Saturday bid a tearful farewell to dozens of those who died in the earthquake as the nation mourned the victims of a disaster that claimed nearly 300 lives......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 28th, 2016

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 157 dead, 182 missing

SAO PAULO, Brazil – The toll from a dam collapse at a mine in southeast Brazil's Minas Gerais state has risen to 157 deaths after nearly two weeks of searches, with 182 missing, authorities said Thurday. Those listed as missing are presumed dead, but not yet located under the layers of muddy mining waste released when the tailings dam ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 121 dead, 226 missing

BRUMADINHO, Brazil – The toll from a dam collapse last week at a mine in southeast Brazil has risen to 121 dead and 226 missing, according to officials Saturday, February 2. The emergency service for the state of Minas Gerais, where the January 25 disaster occurred near the town of Brumadinho , ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

3 Dead in Compostela Valley Due to Cold Front

Flash floods and a landslide killed at least three people in this province, officials said Monday, as disaster response teams were dispatched to deliver relief goods to the victims. Nonstop rains pummeled Compostela Valley over the weekend as the tail-end of a cold front brought bad weather in portions of Davao Region, swelling rivers and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2019

New alert as hundreds feared dead in Brazil dam disaster

BRUMADINHO, Brazil –  An alarm warning of an imminent mining dam rupture went up early Sunday, January 27, in Brumadinho, the same Brazilian community where a dam collapsed killing 37 with hundreds more feared dead , firefighters and the mining company said. The alert, warning of dangerously high water levels at a dam that is part of the Corrego ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2019

Dam breaks, 7 dead, 150 missing

BRUMADINHO, Brazil – A collapse of a disused dam at an iron-ore mine complex in southeast Brazil killed at least seven people and left 150 missing, officials said, as they sought to evaluate the full scope of the disaster. The tailings dam, owned by Brazilian mining giant Vale, broke apart “very violently, very suddenly,” sending […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 26th, 2019

6 miners dead, 1 missing in Agusan Norte landslide

Six miners were confirmed dead while one remained missing from a landslide in Agusan del Norte, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) said on Thursday. Erma Suyo,…READ The post 6 miners dead, 1 missing in Agusan Norte landslide appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019