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Death toll from building collapse in Kenya rises to 16

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The death toll from a collapsed six-storey building in Nairobi has risen to 16 from 12, the Kenya Red Cross said on Sunday, but officials declined to be drawn on how many more..

Nairobi six-storey building collapses

A six-storey building in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has collapsed, the Red Cross says, with a number of people injured.
BBC News

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News video: Syria: Russia ‘seeks truce for Aleppo’ after wave of deadly bombings

Syria: Russia ‘seeks truce for Aleppo’ after wave of deadly bombings 01:15

Russia says talks are taking place to include Syria’s Aleppo province in the latest temporary truce – as once again the diplomatic machine cranks into gear, shaken by a series of bombardments..
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News video: Collapsed Kenya building ‘had no occupancy permit’

Collapsed Kenya building ‘had no occupancy permit’ 00:51

With up to 16 people now dead and dozens feared missing, reports from Kenya say the six-storey residential block that collapsed late on Friday amid heavy rain in Nairobi had no occupancy permit. There..
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News video: Building Collapse During Heavy Rains Kills at Least 7 in Kenya

Building Collapse During Heavy Rains Kills at Least 7 in Kenya 00:59

Over 120 people, including a child, have been rescued from the collapsed building, which an official warned was too close to a river.
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News video: Rescue teams keep searching after deadly Kenya collapse

Rescue teams keep searching after deadly Kenya collapse 01:04

With dozens feared trapped in the rubble, rescuers in Kenya are not about to give up. They have pulled more than 120 survivors from a building that collapsed in the capital Nairobi, late on Friday. But..
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News video: Chaotic scenes in Kenyan capital

Chaotic scenes in Kenyan capital 00:40

A six-storey building has collapsed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. It happened at the Huruma residential estate on Friday. The Kenyan Red Cross says rescuers are searching the scene. At least three..
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Homes evacuated during Ramsgate fire

homes evacuated during ramsgate fire
PROPERTIES had to be evacuated during a fire in Ramsgate last night.Fire crews were called to Coleman Crescent at 7.35pm after the fire broke out in a lean-to on the side of a house.Crews wore..
Thanet Gazette

Thatch blaze in Alton Pancras is tackled by 60 firefighters from...

thatch blaze in alton pancras is tackled by 60 firefighters from...
A total of 10 fire engines and approximately 60 firefighters spent the morning tackling a thatch fire in a two storey property in Alton Pancras. The service used hose reels, main lines and compressed..
Blackmore Vale

Burundi rebel group hands back officer seized last month

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Burundian army officer who had been captured by a rebel group last month was handed back to his unit on Saturday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

Fire wrecks Bristol flat

fire wrecks bristol flat
A FIRE which started on a kitchen hob wrecked a flat in Southmead.Avon Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to the first floor flat in Twenty Acres Road shortly after 11.25am today.A resident had..
Bristol Post

Don't let Afghanistan become forgotten crisis: Red Cross official

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world must not let Afghanistan become a forgotten crisis, a senior Red Cross official said on Friday as he warned of spiraling violence, donor fatigue and a..

VERDICT: Driver who killed RNLI and Red Cross volunteer Nathan...

verdict: driver who killed rnli and red cross volunteer nathan...
A driver who killed a cyclist while over the legal alcohol limit – but who showed "clearly profound and sincere" remorse – was jailed for more than four years.Sonny Richards, aged 24, pleaded..
Plymouth Herald

​Exeter heart attack survivor leads fundraising walk for charity

​exeter heart attack survivor leads fundraising walk for charity
AN Exeter man will be taking part in a fundraising walk to help the charity that supported him after surviving a heart attack.64-year-old Charlie Palmer is leading a fundraising walk in Bovey Tracey in..
Exeter Express and Echo

Three Red Cross workers missing in Mali are free and safe: ICRC

DAKAR (Reuters) - Three workers with International Committee of the Red Cross who went missing in northern Mali last week are free and in good condition, the president of the Geneva-based organization..

Kidnaps, airstrip attack hit aid operations in northern Mali, agencies say

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The kidnapping of three Red Cross staff and damage to an airstrip by violent protesters in northern Mali have hindered humanitarian operations in a region which has..

Emergency services to carry out exercise in West Moors next week

emergency services to carry out exercise in west moors next week
Emergency services, local councils and health services supported by volunteers from British Red Cross, St John Ambulance and Rapid Relief Team are carrying out an exercise in West Moors next Tuesday..
Blackmore Vale

Largest Syria aid convoy reaches Rastan

The largest aid convoy so far in Syria has entered the besieged rebel-held town of Rastan in the centre of the country, the Red Cross says.
BBC News

Aid convoy sets off for rare delivery in Syria's Homs province: Red Cross

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of trucks carrying humanitarian aid set off on Thursday for the town of Rastan in Syria's Homs province for a delivery to a besieged area where supplies have not been able to..

Braintree pensioner responds to crisis situations in Essex

braintree pensioner responds to crisis situations in essex
A PENSIONER has found a new lease of life in his retirement by volunteering in crisis situations across Essex. Bob Cann, 62, from Braintree, joined the British Red Cross in March 2015 and has since..
Essex Chronicle

UK NGO Employees Narrowly Escape Tragedy in Building Collapse in Uganda

Tuesday 12 April, 2016UK-based charity Teach A Man To Fish Releases Statement After Tragic Collapse of a Building in the Capital, Kampala A building on the 3rd floor of Kyaseka Plaza on Makerere..

Aid agencies fear damage to reputation as 'Red Cross' appears in Panama Papers

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of the world's biggest aid agencies voiced concern on Monday that they may be further exposed to risk from the murky world of offshore finance after the..

Red Cross, aid groups say will resist tougher Austrian asylum bill

VIENNA (Reuters) - Aid groups, including the Red Cross, said on Monday they would resist plans by the Austrian government to toughen its asylum process, shifting decision-making to centers near its..

Caring children create messages of hope for Syria

caring children create messages of hope for syria
CHILDREN from Willand Primary School have been writing postcards of hope for youngsters living in war-torn Syria.The pupils have contributed drawings and poems to an online gallery for the British Red..
Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Police support search for Leicestershire’s heroes

The hunt is on to find Leicestershire’s unsung heroes, those that go the extra mile and make a real difference in their communities – and Leicestershire Police is supporting the search. Today..
Leicestershire Police

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