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Driven From Island Homes by Storms, Dialysis Patients Can Do Little but Wait

More than 200 patients were evacuated to the mainland United States when hurricanes blasted their islands last fall. Many are still in Atlanta, unable to go home safely.

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7.2 earthquake jolts southern Mexico

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck southeastern Mexico on Friday night, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey reported. An earthquake alert was issued in Mexico City and buildings were evacuated there, CNN's Leyla Santiago said. No reports on injuries or damage were immediately available.

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Newborns rushed out of Syrian hospital

Babies and wounded patients were evacuated after Russian airstrikes hit a hospital in Idlib, Syria.

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Thousands evacuated in Indonesian capital over floods

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Thousands of residents in Indonesia's capital have been evacuated due to flooding, Jakarta's governor said on Tuesday, though the level of rivers swollen by the release of water from a reservoir upstream was dropping for now.

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Charleston airport evacuated for two hours over suspicious iPad

(Reuters) - South Carolina's Charleston International Airport was evacuated for about two hours before dawn on Friday after screeners found a suspicious package that turned out to be an iPad, the airport's top official said.

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Charleston airport evacuated for two hours over suspicious laptop

(Reuters) - South Carolina's Charleston International Airport was evacuated for about two hours before dawn on Friday after screeners found a suspicious package that turned out to be a laptop computer, the airport's top official said.

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Nearly 1,500 evacuated in Paris region as rising Seine poses flood risk

PARIS (Reuters) - Nearly 1,500 people have been evacuated from homes in the Paris region, with authorities on alert for any major flood risk after the levels of the swollen River Seine rose further on Sunday.

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Guinobatan Journal: A Volcano Known for Its Beauty Is Also a Killer

More than 70,000 people in the Philippines have been forced to evacuate after Mount Mayon, a volcano admired for its symmetry, showed signs of erupting.

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Chinese high-speed train fire triggers evacuation

BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire onboard a Chinese high-speed train forced passengers to evacuate on Thursday, the Shanghai Railway Bureau said, with an electrical installation thought to be at fault. No one was hurt.

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Italy evacuates dozens from Alpine hotel threatened by avalanche

ROME (Reuters) - Italy used helicopters on Tuesday to airlift almost 100 tourists and staff from an Alpine hotel near the border with Austria because of a high risk of avalanche, an army spokesman said.

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Gas leak in central London closes train station, hotels evacuated

LONDON (Reuters) - A major gas leak in central London forced the closure of Charing Cross train station and the evacuation of hundreds of people from nearby nightclubs and hotels on Tuesday.

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High alert as volcano spews ash and lava

More than 27,000 people have been evacuated in the Philippines as the country warned a hazardous volcanic eruption might be imminent.

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People evacuate as lava spills from volcano

The Philippines' most active volcano has begun erupting again, after thousands of people on the main island of Luzon were earlier forced to evacuate.

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Japan investigates how to evacuate citizens from South Korea in crisis: report

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is examining how to evacuate its roughly 60,000 citizens from South Korea in the event of a crisis that closes airports, with military ships being used as shuttles, a Japanese newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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Philippines on high alert as volcano might erupt in 'weeks or days'

The Philippines' most active volcano has shown signs of imminent eruption, forcing thousands of people on the main island of Luzon to evacuate.

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People evacuated from Indonesia Stock Exchange after reports of collapsed structure: Metro TV

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Dozens of people were seen running from the Indonesian stock Exchange in central Jakarta on Monday, Metro TV showed, after unconfirmed reports of a collapsed structure inside the building.

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Jet skids, gets stuck on cliff

No one was injured and all passengers were evacuated when a commercial airliner skidded off the runway at Trabzon Airport in Turkey.

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People evacuated from Papua New Guinea island after volcano explodes

SYDNEY (Reuters) - About 1,500 people are being evacuated from an island off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG) after a nearby volcano erupted, the local Red Cross said on Sunday.

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Hurricane Katrina was 'tragedy turned into blessing' for musician

2017 swept into the record books as the most destructive hurricane season in US history. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria forced millions to evacuate, leaving families from Texas to Puerto Rico fearing that they might never see their homes again.

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Flooding, mudslides force thousands to evacuate in Southern California

(Reuters) - Thousands of people fled their homes in Southern California on Tuesday as a powerful overnight rainstorm sparked flash floods and mudslides after a series of intense wildfires burned off protective vegetation last month.

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Apple store in Zurich evacuated as phone battery overheats

ZURICH (Reuters) - An overheated iPhone battery injured a repairman in an Apple store in Zurich and prompted the evacuation of around 50 people from the shop on Tuesday due to smoke, Swiss police said.

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Evacuations ordered in Calif. ahead of rain

Thousands of Southern Californians were ordered to evacuate Monday amid fears that heavy rainfall could trigger mudslides in regions charred by wildfires.

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Water main break floods parts of JFK airport

A water main break at New York's JFK airport has forced officials to evacuate a terminal as the airlines and airport continue to try to recover from weather delays and assist stranded passengers.

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CORRECTED--Airliners collide at Toronto's Pearson Airport, passengers safe

Jan 5 (Reuters) - Dozens of passengers were evacuated from an aircraft at Toronto's Pearson Airport on Friday, after a plane under tow struck an arriving jet that was waiting to park, sparking a small fire, the airport authority said.

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CORRECTED-Planes collide at Toronto's Pearson Airport; passengers safe

Jan 6 (Reuters) - Dozens of passengers were evacuated from an aircraft at Toronto's Pearson Airport late on Friday after a plane under tow struck an arriving jet that was waiting to park, sparking a small fire, the airport authority said.

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Nigeria starts large scale evacuation of its citizens from Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Nigeria is starting flights to evacuate thousands of its citizens from Libya which will continue until all those wanting to return home have done so, its foreign minister said on Saturday.

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Planes collide at Toronto's Pearson Airport; passengers safe

Jan 6 (Reuters) - Dozens of passengers were evacuated from an aircraft at Toronto's Pearson Airport late on Friday after a plane under tow struck an arriving jet that was waiting to park, sparking a small fire, the airport authority said.

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UPDATE 1-Airliners collide at Toronto's Pearson Airport, passengers safe

Jan 5 (Reuters) - Dozens of passengers were evacuated from an aircraft at Toronto's Pearson Airport on Friday, after a plane under tow struck an arriving jet that was waiting to park, sparking a small fire, the airport authority said.

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Airliners collide at Toronto's Pearson Airport, passengers safe

TORONTO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Dozens of passengers were evacuated at Toronto's Pearson Airport on Friday, after a plane pushing back from a gate struck an arriving jet, causing a fire, WestJet Airlines said in a statement.

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Syrian rebels depart enclave in south as army gains in north

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began to evacuate an enclave in southwestern Syria on Friday under a surrender deal with the government as the army thrust into the northwest -- the insurgents' main remaining stronghold.

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Reports: Turkey and Russia consider evacuating hundreds

As the Syrian government maintains its stranglehold on a besieged Damascus suburb, allies in Russia and adversaries in Turkey are considering plans to evacuate hundreds of civilians caught in a growing humanitarian crisis.

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Turkey wants to bring wounded from Syria's Ghouta for treatment

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey is working with Russia to evacuate around 500 people from the besieged Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

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Police evacuate Bonn Christmas market, probe suspicious package

BERLIN (Reuters) - Police brought in experts and an explosives robot to investigate a suspicious package found at the Christmas market in the west German city of Bonn late on Friday.

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U.N. evacuates refugees to Italy from Libya for first time

PRATICA DI MARE, Italy (Reuters) - The United Nations began bringing African refugees to Italy from Libya on Friday, evacuating them from detention centers whose conditions have been condemned by humanitarian groups as inhumane.

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Police: Suspect among 4 injured in attempted terror attack

Police are responding to reports of a possible explosion on the A, C and E subway lines near 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue, New York Police Department Sgt. Brendan Ryan said Monday. The trains are being evacuated, he said.

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Southern California Fires Live Updates: ‘We’re Not Out of the Woods Yet’

The quick-moving fires that have forced thousands of Californians to evacuate their homes continued to sweep across the southern part of the state. At least one person has been killed.

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Horses killed as owners race to beat flames

Horse owners scrambled to rescue and evacuate hundreds of animals as wildfires raged across southern California.

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Fleeing the California Wildfires: What to Take and When to Evacuate

When wildfires threaten, be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice, officials say. Here are some suggestions on how to get ready for such an emergency.

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Tens of Thousands Evacuate as Southern California Fires Spread

A “devastating” fire that grew with astonishing speed overnight was expected to affect Ventura County for days, while another spread north of Los Angeles.

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Photos: Wildfire spreads in Southern California

See photos from the Thomas Fire, which started north of Santa Paula, California, on Monday, December 4. Dozens of buildings have been destroyed and thousands of people have had to evacuate their homes.

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Wildfires near Los Angeles force thousands to evacuate; one dead

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (Reuters) - Two wind-fueled wildfires north and west of Los Angeles have caused at least one death, forced the evacuations of thousands of people and triggered widespread power outages, officials said on Tuesday.

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Thousands flee wildfire in Ventura County, north of Los Angeles

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (Reuters) - A rapidly spreading wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened thousands of homes on Tuesday, forcing residents to evacuate after causing at least one death and power outages throughout the area, officials said.

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Wildfire forces thousands to flee homes north of Los Angeles

(Reuters) - A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened thousands of homes on Tuesday, forcing nearby residents to evacuate after causing at least one death and power outages throughout the area, officials said.

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Fast-moving wildfire threatens homes near L.A.

Pushed by powerful Santa Ana winds, a Southern California fire spread with explosive speed, forcing hundreds to evacuate.

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Growing wildfire threatens hundreds of homes north of Los Angeles

(Reuters) - A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened hundreds of homes on Tuesday, forcing nearby residents to evacuate after causing at least one death and power outages throughout the area, officials said.

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1 dead and hundreds evacuate in Calif. fire

Pushed by powerful Santa Ana winds, a Southern California fire spread quickly Monday night, forcing hundreds of evacuations in the dark.

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Playing with fire: tens of thousands refuse to leave Bali volcano homes

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of villagers on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali are refusing to evacuate a 10-km (six-mile) danger zone around an erupting volcano, putting their fate in the hands of the gods or simply staying put to protect homes and livestock.

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Indonesia orders immediate evacuation as highest alert issued for Bali volcano

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia closed the airport on the tourist island of Bali on Monday and ordered 100,000 residents living near a grumbling volcano spewing columns of ash to evacuate immediately, warning that the first major eruption in 54 years could be "imminent".

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Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate, warning of an "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

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Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, airport shut, thousands of tourists stranded

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents near the summit to immediately evacuate, warning of the "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

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Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level, warns of 'imminent' large eruption risk

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its alert level for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the highest stage four on Monday and told residents to immediately evacuate areas near the summit, warning of the "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.

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Thousands evacuated as volcano erupts

A volcano on the Indonesian tourist resort island of Bali continues to erupt with clouds of ash reaching heights up to 4,000 meters, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of information and data for Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency told CNN.

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ExxonMobil stops non-essential work in PNG highlands due to unrest

MELBOURNE, Nov 23 (Reuters) - ExxonMobil has evacuated non-essential staff in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, it said on Thursday, due to unrest in the area, but said operations are continuing at its PNG LNG liquefied natural gas project.

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Small eruption at Bali volcano triggers Singapore travel advisory

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano in Bali has let out a puff of black smoke and ash in a small eruption, prompting Singapore to advise its citizens to be ready to evacuate the holiday island at short notice amid concern about a bigger eruption.

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U.S. consular office in Zurich evacuated: Blick newspaper

ZURICH (Reuters) - A United States consular office in the Swiss financial capital Zurich was evacuated on Monday when staff found a suspicious package in the entrance, the Blick newspaper reported, citing staff from the facility.

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Indonesia evacuates villagers after shootings near Freeport mine

JAKARTA/TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Indonesia on Friday began evacuating villages that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists after a string of shootings near the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of Papua.

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Blommer Chocolate factory in Chicago evacuated due to fire

(Reuters) - A factory in Chicago owned by Blommer Chocolate Co, the largest cocoa grinder in North America, was evacuated due to a fire on Tuesday and no injuries were reported, officials with the company and the city's fire department said.

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Fire alarm causes Nadal and co. 'freezing miserableness'

LONDON (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal and the world's best men's tennis players found themselves having to endure a 4 a.m. meeting in the freezing cold after fire alarms forced them to evacuate their central London hotel on Tuesday.

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U.N. evacuates first group of refugees from Libya to Niger

TUNIS (Reuters) - A group of 25 refugees have been evacuated from Libya to Niger to have resettlement claims processed, in the first operation of its kind from the North African country, the United Nations said on Sunday.

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Scottish parliament evacuated after white powder found: source

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Police said the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh was evacuated on Tuesday after a suspicious package was found, with a source saying a suspicious white powder had been sent to a Conservative Party lawmaker.

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Bomb threats force evacuation of Moscow's Bolshoi theater, hotels: reports

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Bomb threats forced thousands of people to evacuate Moscow's Bolshoi theater, Metropol hotel, GUM department store on the Red Square and other public places on Sunday, local media reported.

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Haley escorted from camp amid protests

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley was evacuated from a refugee camp in South Sudan as protests against President Slava Kiir erupted.

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Tornado leads to evacuations at Chevron's Pascagoula, Miss. refinery: report

(Reuters) - Workers at Chevron's Pascagoula refinery in Mississippi were evacuated after a tornado hit the plant on Sunday afternoon, according to a website affiliated to NBC.

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Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

TOKYO (Reuters) - A typhoon roared towards Japan's main island on election day on Sunday, killing at least two people, prompting a warning for tens of thousands to evacuate and the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

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Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, tens of thousands advised to evacuate

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were canceled and train services were disrupted on Sunday as a typhoon roared toward the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds on a national election day.

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Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, soaks voters as they trudge to polls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were canceled and rail services disrupted as heavy rain and wind lashed a wide swathe of Japan on Sunday, a national election day, as a powerful typhoon neared.

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Private contractor used to evacuate US forces in Niger ambush

A US private aviation contractor conducted evacuations of US and Nigerien troops after they were ambushed on October 4 in Niger, according to US Africa Command spokesperson Robyn Mack. Mack said that US private contractor Berry Aviation was "on alert during the incident and conducted casualty evacuation and transport for US and partner forces."

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

U.S. Military to Begin Drills to Evacuate Americans From South Korea

The military’s plan to practice evacuating noncombatants, despite being a routine exercise, raises concerns because of heightened tensions with North Korea.

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Syrian Islamic State fighters evacuate Raqqa city: SDF

AIN ISSA, SYRIA (Reuters) - A group of Islamic State fighters evacuated the Syrian city of Raqqa overnight, taking civilians with them as human shields, a militia spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

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California 'horror' fires kill at least 40, deadliest in state history

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state's history rose to at least 40, with hundreds of people still missing.

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California 'horror' fires kill at least 38, deadliest in state history

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state's history rose to at least 38, with hundreds of people still missing.

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California fires kill at least 38 as winds fuel 'unwieldy beast'

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 38 to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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Thousands flee California fires as winds fuel 'unwieldy beast'

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 35 to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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Thousands flee as winds fuel 'unwieldy beast' California fires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 35 to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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Thousands more evacuated from 'unwieldy beast' California fires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 35 from the week of fires to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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Raiffeisen evacuates all Russian offices after bomb warning

MOSCOW, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Austria's Raiffeisen Bank said on Friday it had evacuated all staff from its offices in Russia, and searches were being conducted, after it received a bomb warning.

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EU force helps Bosnian agencies fight terrorists in NATO-backed drill

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A military helicopter lands to evacuate people wounded during a police raid against terrorists who took hostages at Sarajevo airport - part of the first joint drill by the EU peacekeeping force (EUFOR) in Bosnia and local army and police.

Evacuations and Evacuees nytimes.com

Fires Rage. You Must Evacuate. What Do You Take?

Californians had to make quick decisions as flames approached their homes. What did they take with them?

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Hundreds missing, 23 dead as dry gusts fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled to halt the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 23 people in Northern California and dry, gusty winds threatened on Thursday to push flames into the evacuated town of Calistoga.

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Thousands evacuated in Vietnam as floods, landslides kill 46

HANOI (Reuters) - Heavy rain in northern and central Vietnam triggered floods and landslides that killed 46 people and 33 people were missing in the worst such disaster in years, the search and rescue committee said on Thursday.

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At least 23 dead, hundreds missing, as winds fan California fires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled overnight to halt the spread of wildfires known to have killed 23 people in North California, preparing for winds to shift after one town threatened by flames evacuated all residents.

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Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

HANOI (Reuters) - Floods caused by a tropical depression in Vietnam killed 37 people, one of the highest death tolls recorded in the country from flooding, the disaster prevention agency said on Thursday.

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We had 5 minutes to escape, victim says

California resident Zach Block says he only had five minutes to evacuate his family from their home before it was destroyed by the deadly wildfires sweeping the region.

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Hospitals evacuated as wildfires spread

At least two hospitals in Northern California evacuated patients as more than 14 wildfires spread across at least 57,000 acres of land, destroying 1,500 structures, officials said Monday.

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Did California’s Wildfires Force You to Evacuate?

The New York Times would like to hear from people directly affected by the wildfires in Northern and Southern California.

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Patients taken to safety

At least two hospitals in Northern California evacuated patients as more than 14 wildfires spread across at least 57,000 acres of land, destroying 1,500 structures, officials said.

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'This is my neighborhood, in flames'

Homes, hospitals and hotels have been evacuated in California's Napa and Sonoma counties in response to fast-spreading wildfires in the region.

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Florida nursing home death toll reaches 14

Two more former residents of a Florida nursing home have died roughly a month after Hurricane Irma knocked out the facility's air conditioning, the Hollywood Police Department announced Monday. The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills failed to evacuate residents from the sweltering heat in the days following the storm.

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Fast-moving wildfires threaten California's wine country

Alyssa O'Gorman and her family evacuated their Napa County home in the nick of time, dodging wind-driven wildfires spreading across northern California's wine country.

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Residents in northern California evacuated amid fast-spreading fires

(Reuters) - Buildings in California's Napa and Sonoma counties were being evacuated early on Monday morning after multiple, fast-spreading wildfires engulfed the area with thick smoke and large flames, according to fire officials and local media.

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Honoré: Remember Katrina, evacuate

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré tells CNN's Ana Cabrera that people in the path of Hurricane Nate should listen to their local officials and take the necessary precautions.

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Evacuations in New Orleans as storm that killed 25 approaches

MANAGUA (Reuters) - New Orleans evacuated some residents from areas outside its levee system as Tropical Storm Nate swirled toward the U.S. Gulf Coast on Friday after killing at least 25 people in Central America.

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Vanuatu in final evacuation of island threatened by volcano

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The last residents on Vanuatu's northern island of Ambae will be evacuated on Wednesday, officials said, as a volcano that has been spitting rock and ash into the air for more than a week shows signs of stabilizing.

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Vanuatu steps up evacuation as volcano spews ash

LOLOWAI, Vanuatu (Reuters) - Vanuatu hopes to evacuate all 11,000 people from its northern island of Ambae by Wednesday, with a flotilla of boats ferrying people to nearby islands as a volcano spewing rock and ash into the air threatens to erupt, disaster officials said on Monday.

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Ascend Performance announces leak in ammonia supply line

(Reuters) - Ascend Performance Materials said on Sunday that it had evacuated several structures after an ammonia product supply line leak in an undeveloped, publicly inaccessible area south of Houston in Brazoria County.

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Health and safety rules targeted as Trump begins to slash red tape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When disaster hits the chemical plants in Port Arthur, Texas, triggering fires like those that flared in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Hilton Kelley is the man fielding panicked calls from neighbors unsure whether they should evacuate their homes.

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Australia, New Zealand send help for Vanuatu volcano evacuation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia dispatched a naval vessel to Vanuatu on Saturday to help the South Pacific nation evacuate all 11,000 inhabitants from the northern island of Ambae as an erupting volcano threatens to shower down burning ash and acid rain.

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Thousands evacuated in Ukraine as ammunition depot explodes

KIEV (Reuters) - 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.

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More than 75,000 evacuated from zone near Bali volcano

Bali is on volcano watch amid rumblings from Mount Agung and warnings that it could erupt at any time.

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Puerto Rico evacuates area near crumbling dam, asks for aid

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Many people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have evacuated, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he asked for more government aid to avert a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria.