Articles tagged "evacuation"

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Japan names more Fukushima evacuation areas, more contaminated beef found

Japan on Thursday recommended 59 more households should evacuate from four areas considered radiation "hot spots" near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.The voluntary guidance, in areas where higher levels of radiation have been detected sporadically

July 23, 2011

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Land cracks alarm residents in Sierra-Bullones, Philippines

The continued land movement causing huge cracks in a barangay in this municipality alarmed residents as authorities advised them to evacuate to safer grounds especially during uninterrupted rains. Edgar Uporto from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) regional

March 09, 2011

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Mt. Bulusan spews ash - evacuation in progress!

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the volcano emitted ash as high as two kilometres (1.2 miles) on Sunday and have recorded at least twenty-eight (28) volcanic earthquakes were recorded by Bulusan Volcano’s (12°46.2’N,

February 21, 2011