World News | Reuters | Monday August 3, 2015
A death toll of 27 from flooding across Myanmar was expected to rise as rescue workers struggled on today to reach some of the hardest-hit and most remote inundated areas, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 17, 2015
At least 49 people were killed and dozens injured when twin blasts struck a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Thursday, rescue workers said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 13, 2015
Rescue workers in Washington state said they would continue searching today for a small plane carrying three people that disappeared after takeoff from neighboring Montana.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 7, 2015
Salvage and rescue personnel bowed their heads today morning as ship horns blared in tribute to the victims of China's worst shipping disaster in nearly seven decades after the death toll reached 431.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 9, 2015
Ukraine's pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko said Saturday that insurgents had released two US aid workers detained for alleged spying.
Reuters | Saturday May 9, 2015
Aid workers have come up with a new solution to transport medical supplies in remote regions: drones.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 7, 2015
China today held its biggest-ever mock drill in the northern Hebei Province with relief and rescue workers simulating a 6.6-magnitude earthquake to check their preparedness following Nepal's devastating temblor.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 7, 2015
Over 120 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in heavy fighting across Yemen, rescue workers and Houthi sources said on Wednesday, as aid agencies warned fuel shortages could halt their urgent work.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
In a miracle, a four-month-old baby was pulled out alive by rescue workers from the rubble of a collapsed building in Bhaktapur town, at least 22 hours after the devastating temblor that struck Nepal.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 27, 2015
Nearly a million children have been "severely affected" by a severe earthquake in Nepal that has killed more than 3,700 people, a spokesman for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said, as rescue and aid workers struggle to cope.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
Pakistan today sent two planes with relief goods, a field hospital and several paramedics and rescue workers to earthquake-hit Nepal.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 20, 2015
At least 24 workers were trapped after water flooded a coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 12, 2015
Russian rescue workers today combed through the incinerated rubble of a shopping mall for the bodies of 25 people still missing a day after a fire ripped through the centre, leaving five dead, local officials said.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday March 6, 2015
Emergency rescue workers said several homes were destroyed in the wildfires while one firefighter was injured as the inferno raged through South Africa's spectacular Table Mountain.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 25, 2015
At least 17 people were killed today when a blast ripped through a bus in Potiskum, northeast Nigeria, witnesses and rescue workers said, in the latest violence to hit the troubled region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 25, 2015
Rescue workers on Sunday found the bodies of six skiers who went missing a day earlier after being carried away by an avalanche during a trek in the Queyras mountain range in the French Alps, police said.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 13, 2015
A fire department spokesman says rescue workers have freed a 16-year-old boy who spent about five hours stuck in mud up to his thighs in a muddy stream in Puyallup, Washington.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 30, 2014
The death toll in the Greek ferry fire has risen to eight and rescue workers are investigating if more people are still missing, Italian authorities said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 18, 2014
Rescue workers have retrieved the bodies of nine soldiers including a senior regional commander after an army helicopter crash in northern Thailand, authorities said on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Turkish emergency workers were on Wednesday trying to reach 18 miners who were trapped when their shaft was engulfed by water, amid growing fears that they may have drowned.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Rescue workers on Tuesday found two bodies in the ash on a volcano in central Japan, where at least 12 hikers are still unaccounted for following an eruption known to have killed 51 others
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
Nigerian preacher and televangelist TB Joshua on Sunday linked a deadly building collapse at his Lagos megachurch to a suspicious aircraft but rescue workers ruled out the theory of foul play.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
After undertaking rescue operation in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and is deploying 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to the stranded people.
Srinagar News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury (with inputs from Reuters) | Wednesday September 10, 2014
In some parts of Srinagar, for the fourth day in row, families continue to be stranded on the roofs of their houses.