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Portugal forest fire: 12 survive by hiding in a water tank


The neighbours, including a disabled 95-year-old woman, survived the fire that killed 62 people. (BBC News - Top Stories) More More

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Posted on 22 May 2018 | 12:24 am | Google News

This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx - NY Metro Parents


This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx
NY Metro Parents
Each week children and caregivers explore art in the SPARK studio, experiment with materials, discover hidden objects from the BCM collection on scavenger hunt challenges and create masterworks in this one-hour class. .... WHERE: New York City Hall ...

Posted on 16 May 2018 | 12:04 am | Google News

There Is Much More To Goa Than Its Beaches And Churches - Swarajya


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There Is Much More To Goa Than Its Beaches And Churches
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But what most people don't know is that Goa is dotted with magnificent Hindu temples, some very ancient and which have survived the plunder and loot of Muslim invaders and Portuguese Catholic bigots and evangelists. What is also not ... Set deep inside ...

Posted on 1 May 2018 | 2:34 am | Google News

Portugal's perfect fire-storm: Industrial tree plantations and climate change - The Ecologist


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Portugal's perfect fire-storm: Industrial tree plantations and climate change
The Ecologist
Many people caught up in the fire had to seek refuge in basements or water tanks, and many more fought the fires themselves. It was eventually extinguished a week later after almost 50,000 hectares had burned, affecting nine different municipalities ...

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 3:43 am | Google News

French Riviera: 12000 flee bushfires as planes waterbomb popular tourist coast - ABC Online


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French Riviera: 12000 flee bushfires as planes waterbomb popular tourist coast
ABC Online
Fires in other countries, such as Portugal, have killed dozens. In central Portugal on Wednesday, billowing smoke made visibility too poor to use water-dropping aircraft on the region's flaming pine and eucalyptus forests. More than 2,300 firefighters ...
Terrifying moment tourists gasp as their bus inches past a raging wildfire on the island of Corsica as the two ...Daily Mail

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Posted on 26 July 2017 | 2:28 pm | Google News

Portugal's Siresp rescue network 'failed forest fire victims' - BBC News


Portugal's Siresp rescue network 'failed forest fire victims'
BBC News
At least 10 emergency calls failed to reach firefighters last week during the forest fires in which 64 people died, reports say. Civil protection officials have already revealed that rescuers were let down by the Siresp emergency services network ...

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 6:22 am | Google News

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