Home Tags Disaster

Tag: disaster

Singapore and its leaders offer assistance after a dam collapsed in Laos causing the loss of lives

Leaders like President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have sent their thoughts and prayers to those affected.

The Thai soccer coach taught his team to meditate in the flooded cave — and it may have played a powerful role in keeping them alive

Ekapol Chanthawong, a former Buddhist monk, helped his soccer team survive in the cave in Thailand by encouraging them to meditate. The practice has a host of health benefits and may be uniquely suited to help people cope in periods of heightened stress.
The 2017-2018 Humboldt Broncos Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team is pictured in this undated handout photo.

‘An entire country is in shock ‘: 15 killed in Canadian youth hockey team bus crash

The news sent shockwaves through the hockey-mad nation, with condolences pouring in from former hockey players, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others.

7 injured after truck plows into pedestrians in San Francisco

Officials do not believe the incident was terror-related, a police spokeswoman said.

Photos show the moment an Amtrak train in Washington derailed and fell onto a highway

More than 80 people were on an Amtrak train when it derailed and dangled onto a major highway in Washington.

Trump told Hurricane Harvey survivors to ‘have a good time’ while visiting shelter

To date, 43 people have died as a result of the storm.

Grenfell Tower resident still being charged rent after flat destroyed in blaze

Yvette Williams, coordinator of Justice4Grenfell, said the resident checked their bank account earlier this week to find their rent had been taken.

16-year-old girl caught up in Grenfell Tower blaze turns up to sit GCSE next day

Despite losing everything Ines Alves turned up to Sacred Heart school to complete her maths exam.

1 arrest, raids, and controlled explosion as police investigate Manchester bomb attack

The police confirmed that an explosion at a concert on Monday night was being treated as a terrorist incident.