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Ukraine seeks to evacuate eastern region of Donetsk before winter bites

Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk, in charge of negotiating prisoner swaps and humanitarian corridors with Russia, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kyiv, Ukraine April 11, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Ukraine aims to evacuate two thirds of residents from areas […]

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Volunteer Group Helps Bedridden People Evacuate From Eastern Ukraine

Over the past few months, a small team of dedicated volunteers have managed to evacuate more than 600 bedridden people from areas of heavy fighting in war-torn eastern regions of Ukraine. Omelyan Oshchudlyak has the story. VOA footage by Yuriy Dankevych. Source link

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52 Weeks of Preparedness: What to do with your pets if you’re forced to evacuate

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — If an evacuation is ordered, residents are reminded that only service animals are allowed in evacuation shelters. What if you have a pet that’s not a service animal, however? With the Twin Falls Animal Shelter running at full capacity, shelter officials would work with the Emergency Management Association to send […]

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Small B.C. community ordered to evacuate from path of wildfire southwest of Penticton | CBC News

Emergency officials have ordered all residents to evacuate from the B.C. community of Olalla, about 40 kilometres southwest of Penticton, due to the Keremeos Creek wildfire. The unincorporated town, with a population of more than 400, was put under full evacuation orders Thursday afternoon, affecting roughly 200 properties, around 5 p.m. by the Regional District of […]

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Greek wildfires destroy homes and forests as residents evacuate – ‘We need help’

They were also forced to battle new fires in the western Peloponnese and in the north of the country where evacuations were necessary. The blaze which began in the mountainous forests in Lesbos in the Aegean Sea on Saturday, was still raging come Sunday. Evacuations were ordered for the villages of Vrisa and Stavros as […]

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Russia forced to evacuate occupied city after entire district becomes engulfed in flames

Russian forces in the occupied city of Shakhtersk in eastern Ukraine are reported to have begun emergency evacuations after a heavy bombardment sparked widespread fires threatening residents and homes. Shakhtersk is an urban hub with a population of around 50,000, the city seats within the pro-Russia region of Donetsk and has seen frequent shelling and fighting between […]

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Manchester Airport emergency: Armed police evacuate terminal sparking travel chaos

A video was posted on Twitter by user @ldtnubs showing people being evacuated from the terminal while a siren went off. The alarm is joined by an automated message saying: “Attention please. An incident has arisen that necessitates the immediate evacuation of this area.” It has been reported that armed special operations officers are on scene and […]

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Volunteers evacuate the elderly from Ukraine’s Bakhmut, fearing Russian advance

BAKHMUT, June 28 (Reuters) – Since Sievierodonetsk fell to Russian troops Ukrainian volunteer Eduard Skoryk has been getting more calls to evacuate frail and elderly people from Bakhmut, 70 km away, who fear their city in eastern Ukraine may be next. Among them is Tamara Kanonchenko, 81. She is laid on her sofa by two […]

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Russian soldiers scramble to evacuate as Ukraine blows up gathering point – VIDEO

The footage from what appears to be a drone shows Ukraine’s army targeting multiple Russian bases. The images show shocking footage of Russian soldiers trying their best to flee from the explosive military attacks. Russian forces have been piling into Ukraine for over three months now, and peace talks between the country’s political leaders have halted. […]

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Trooping the Colour chaos: Stand collapses and spectator ‘falls through’ as crowd evacuate

There are concerns that the woman may have been injured after her seating area collapsed. According to an eyewitness, she was extracted after a few minutes. She was then reportedly put in an ambulance on a stretcher. However, the eyewitness said “she seemed fine” but was “badly shaken”. One witness at the scene said there […]