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  Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya   About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya, the Italian coastguard says, in one of the biggest operations of its kind to date Italy earthquake: Search for survivors as death toll tops 240   Thousands of rescuers have searched through the night for survivors following Wednesday's earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead Map of West Virginia USA  Hundreds of people stranded by floods have been rescued in West Virginia, with the death toll now standing at 23, officials say India Kolkata flyover collapse: Dozens remain trapped Map of Girish Park Kolkata India  Rescuers have worked through the night to reach dozens of people believed to be trapped under a collapsed flyover in the Indian city Turkey Russia jet: Marine killed in pilot rescue bid Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Workers turn capsized China ship upright Cries for help heard from capsized boat in Yangtze River   Rescue to resume after latest deadly tremor Map of Namche Bazaar Nepal  At least 48 people died in Nepal and 1,100 were hurt in Tuesday's 7.3 magnitude quake, with fears the figures could rise. 17 died in India Nepal quake: 'No chance' to find more survivors Nepal earthquake: Rescue effort intensifies Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds Container ship towed away from Canadian coast Death toll climbs as Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry German caver Johann Westhauser surfaces   An injured German trapped 1,000m underground for 12 days has been brought to the surface from the cave after a painstaking rescue operation Turkish search efforts end after last bodies found in mine Weather hampers S Korea ferry search   S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues   Emergency services are continuing to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank   South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea
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1. 2018-01-27 Rescuers search for Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board Kiribati
C. 2018-01-12 California mudslide: 'Window closing' to find more survivors Montecito, Santa Barbara County, CA, Southern California
D. 2017-12-24 Tropical Storm Tembin: Bridge damage hampers rescuers Zamboanga peninsula, Mindanao, Southern Philippines
2017-11-30 Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation Argentina
5. 2017-11-19 Missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather Valdez peninsula, Argentina
G. 2017-11-16 Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted Porgera, Papua New Guinea
7. 2017-10-26 US sailors rescued after five months adrift in Pacific Oceania
I. 2017-09-21 Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises as search for survivors goes on
J. 2017-09-20 Race to find survivors under collapsed school

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Rescue, 21st Century, Location by Topic
Location Rescue Sea Disaster
European Union
01/19 Avalanche rescuers race to find Rigopiano hotel survivors
08/24 Italy earthquake: Search for survivors as death toll tops 240
04/23 Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding
12/28 Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds
06/19 German caver Johann Westhauser surfaces
02/21 Flood rescuers search streets and houses
04/23 Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding
12/28 Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds
01/18 Hope fades as search is suspended
USA
08/27 Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by 'catastrophic floods'
06/25 West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead
09/03 Massive airlift rescues thousands
09/01 'Desperate SOS' for city
09/13 5,000 people remain missing
Sea Disaster
USA USA
Sea Disaster
Southeast Asia
09/13 Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry
03/08 'Oil slick seen' in missing jet hunt
03/08 Asian states search for missing jet
11/11 Philippines declares state of calamity
09/13 Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry
China
06/04 Workers turn capsized China ship upright
06/02 Cries for help heard from capsized boat in Yangtze River
05/27 Rescuers save a newborn from sewer pipe in China
04/05 China rescues 115 from flooded mine
06/04 Workers turn capsized China ship upright
06/02 Cries for help heard from capsized boat in Yangtze River
Arab Countries
08/29 Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya
11/24 Turkey Russia jet: Marine killed in pilot rescue bid
08/22 Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast
06/30 Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane crash
08/29 Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya
08/22 Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast
Nepal
05/12 Rescue to resume after latest deadly tremor
05/01 Nepal quake: 'No chance' to find more survivors
04/25 Nepal earthquake: Rescue effort intensifies
10/16 Death toll climbs as Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers
Sea Disaster
Nepal Nepal
Sea Disaster
Gwanmae
04/17 Weather hampers S Korea ferry search
04/16 S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues
04/16 Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck
04/15 South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks
04/17 Weather hampers S Korea ferry search
04/16 S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues
04/16 Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck
04/15 South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks
South America
10/13 Last trapped Chile miner rescued
09/17 Bore hole reaches trapped Chilean miners
08/31 Drilling to reach miners begins
01/13 Rescue mission in collapse
Sea Disaster
South America South America
Sea Disaster
South Korea
04/17 Weather hampers S Korea ferry search
04/16 S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues
04/16 Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck
04/15 South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks
04/17 Weather hampers S Korea ferry search
04/16 S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues
04/16 Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck
04/15 South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks
Philippines
09/13 Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry
11/11 Philippines declares state of calamity
11/10 Philippines battle to move storm aid
09/13 Rescue on for dozens aboard listing Filipino ferry
Southern China
06/04 Workers turn capsized China ship upright
06/02 Cries for help heard from capsized boat in Yangtze River
05/27 Rescuers save a newborn from sewer pipe in China
06/04 Workers turn capsized China ship upright
06/02 Cries for help heard from capsized boat in Yangtze River
Dhaka
05/10 Survivor pulled from Bangladesh rubble
04/26 Survivors found in collapsed factory
04/24 Frantic search for Dhaka survivors
Sea Disaster
Dhaka Dhaka
Sea Disaster
Chile
10/13 Last trapped Chile miner rescued
09/17 Bore hole reaches trapped Chilean miners
08/31 Drilling to reach miners begins
Sea Disaster
Chile Chile
Sea Disaster
Italy
01/19 Avalanche rescuers race to find Rigopiano hotel survivors
08/24 Italy earthquake: Search for survivors as death toll tops 240
01/18 Hope fades as search is suspended
01/18 Hope fades as search is suspended
Bangladesh
05/10 Survivor pulled from Bangladesh rubble
04/26 Survivors found in collapsed factory
04/24 Frantic search for Dhaka survivors
Sea Disaster
Bangladesh Bangladesh
Sea Disaster
Copiapo
10/13 Last trapped Chile miner rescued
09/17 Bore hole reaches trapped Chilean miners
08/31 Drilling to reach miners begins
Sea Disaster
Copiapo Copiapo
Sea Disaster

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California mudslide: 'Window closing' to find more survivors Tropical Storm Tembin: Bridge damage hampers rescuers Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation  The rescue operation to find a missing Argentine submarine ARA San Juan has now changed to a search mission Race to find survivors under collapsed school Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by 'catastrophic floods'   Up to 2,000 people have been rescued from floods in and around Houston, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter Texas with heavy rains Spain rescues 600 migrants in busiest day USS Fitzgerald: Several sailors' bodies found Avalanche rescuers race to find Rigopiano hotel survivors Map of Rigopiano hotel Abruzzo Italy
Jan. 27  Kiribati  Rescuers search for Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board
Jan.12   Southern California


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December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec.24   Southern Philippines


November 2017 ... more > Top ^
Nov.30   Argentina


September 2017 ... more > Top ^
Sep.20   Mexico
Sep.8  Mexico  Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises as rescue begins


August 2017 ... more > Top ^
Aug.27   Houston
Aug.16   Spain


June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.17   Japan


April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.26  Nepal  Missing Taiwanese trekker found in after 47 days


January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.20  Italy  Rigopiano avalanche: 10 found alive in Italy hotel after two days
Jan.19   Italy
  An avalanche at a mountain hotel in Italy has left at least two people dead and dozens more buried under rubble and snow, including children


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October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.5  Haiti  Hurricane Matthew: Struggle to reach worst-hit parts of Haiti


September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sep.8  Southern France  French Alps cable cars rescue due to resume


August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Aug.29   Libya
Aug.24   Italy


June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.25   Mid-Atlantic states


May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.6  Western Canada  Canadian wildfire disrupts evacuation convoy


April 2016 ... more > Top ^
Apr.17  Ecuador  Ecuador earthquake: 10,000 troops deployed as rescue begins


March 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mar.31   India


year 2015 Top ^

Nov.24   Northern Syria
Aug.22   Libya
Jun.4   Southern China
Jun.2  Southern China  Hopes fade of finding Yangtze survivors
  Southern China
Jun.1  Southern China  5 people dead and hundreds missing in Yangtze River
May.14  Southern Thailand  Thailand moves away stranded migrant boat
May.12   Nepal
May.2  Nepal  Nepal quake: Airport customs holding up aid relief
May.1   Nepal
Apr.27  Nepal  Nepal quake: 'Nine out of 10 soldiers' in rescue mission
Apr.26  Nepal  Nepal earthquake: Tent cities spring up for displaced
 Nepal  Nepal earthquake: Rescue effort intensifies
Apr.25   Nepal
Apr.23   Brussels
Mar.14  Melanesia  Race to aid Vanuatu cyclone victims
Jan.2  Southern Italy  Abandoned migrant ship Ezadeen reaches Italy
Jan.1  Southern Italy  Bid to save second abandoned migrant ship off Italian coast


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.30  Indonesia  Bad weather hampers AirAsia recovery
Dec.28  Indonesia  Search resumes for AirAsia plane
  Greece
Oct.17   Western Canada
Oct.16   Nepal
Sep.28  Japan  Japan volcano: Bid to find survivors resumes
Sep.13   Southern Philippines
Jul.30  India  Race to find India landslide missing
Jul.19  Malta  400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead
Jun.19   Bavaria
May.17   Turkey
May.14  Turkey  Desperate search at Soma pit
Apr.28  Southern U.S.  Search for tornado survivors goes on
Apr.17   South Korea
Apr.16   South Korea
 South Korea  Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck
Apr.15   South Korea
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea
 The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside the ferry, which listed heavily on its side before sinking. Rescuers desperately grabbing teenagers out of the water before they are swept away by the currents and undertow
Apr.11  Southern Italy  Italy's navy rescues 6,000 migrants in just four days, U.N. says Mar.25  Washington State  US mudslide death toll rises to 16 Mar.17  Western China  China begins land search for plane Mar.12  Beijing  Malaysia Airlines MH370: China 'will not give up' on plane Mar.10  Malaysia  Malaysia missing plane search widens Mar.8   Vietnam   'Oil slick seen' in missing jet hunt   A multinational team is searching the sea off south Vietnam, in the hope of finding a Malaysia Airlines flight that has been missing for 24 ...  Vietnam  Asian states search for missing jet Feb.16  Johannesburg  SA miners freed from collapsed pit Feb.6  Sicily  More than 1,100 asylum seekers rescued off Italian coast Feb.5  Johannesburg  Bodies found in South Africa mine Jan.4  Antarctica  Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica  Antarctica  Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Jan.2   Antarctica All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice  After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebr...

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.27  Antarctica  Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice Nov.23   China Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people   Rescuers have found more bodies at the scene of oil pipeline blasts in eastern China, in one of the country's worst industrial accidents this... Nov.13  Philippines  US carrier to boost typhoon effort Nov.11   Manila   Philippines declares state of calamity   President Benigno Aquino has declared a state of national calamity to speed relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan Nov.10  Philippines  Philippines battle to move storm aid May.27   Southern China Rescuers save a newborn from sewer pipe in China   Chinese state media say firefighters and medics have rescued a newborn boy from a sewer pipe below a squat toilet May.10  Bangladesh  Survivor pulled from Bangladesh rubble Apr.26  Bangladesh  Survivors found in collapsed factory Apr.24  Bangladesh  Frantic search for Dhaka survivors

year 2012 Top ^

Aug.12  Iran  Rescue operations end after Iran quakes kill 250 Feb.2   Papua New Guinea   More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks
Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
  The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification
Jan.18  Italy  Hope fades as search is suspended Jan.17  Italy  Five bodies found in cruise wreck Jan.14  Italy  S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.4  China  Dozens rescued from Chinese mine Oct.27  Turkey  Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake May.8  North Mexico  Search teams recover 14 bodies from mine Mar.20  Northern Japan  Rescue in Japan as 2 pulled from rubble Mar.12  Northern Japan  3,000 rescued; many more missing

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.25  Fiji  Boys found alive after 50 days at sea Oct.28  Sumatra  Getting aid to isolated villages difficult Oct.13   Chile   Last trapped Chile miner rescued
Map of Copiapo Chile
  The last of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in northern Chile for more than two months has been rescued
 They were greeted by families and President Sebastian Pinera. The rescued miners have been taken to hospital with severe dental infections and some eye problems. The six rescuers sent down to assist the miners are now being winched up
Oct.12  Chile  First Chile miner reaches surface Oct.9  Chile  Rescue drill reaches trapped miners Sep.17   Chile Bore hole reaches trapped Chilean miners Aug.31   Chile Drilling to reach miners begins Aug.28  Chile  'Plan B' for quicker mine rescue Jun.12   Global American teenage sailor rescued Apr.5   China China rescues 115 from flooded mine Feb.21   Portugal Flood rescuers search streets and houses Jan.23  Haiti  Victim rescue operation declared over Jan.15  Haiti  Rescued girl dies after bid to save her

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.2  Sumatra  Thousands still trapped by quake Jun.30   Comoros Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane crash


year 2008 Top ^

May.13  Sichuan  Rescuers reach epicentre

year 2007 Top ^

Jan.13   Sao Paulo Rescue mission in collapse


year 2006 Top ^

Jun.15  Indonesia  Volcano eruption traps two May.8   Australia Trapped miners rescued
Feb.20  Philippines  'Signs of life' heard at school Feb.3  Egypt  Hopes dim for ferry missing

year 2005 Top ^

Oct.10  Pakistan  Relief amid grief Oct.9   Guatemala Slide toll may hit 1,400
  Village buried under tons of dirt and debris may be declared a Mayan mass grave as rescuers give up digging Sep.3   New Orleans Massive airlift rescues thousands
  Survivors of Hurricane Katrina are being taken to safety in what is being called the largest-ever airlift in the country Sep.1   New Orleans 'Desperate SOS' for city Aug.6   Russian Far East   Trapped sub surfaces, crew safe   A mini-submarine that had been trapped at the bottom of the ocean surfaced, and all 7 crew members are alive

year 2004 Top ^

Dec.29  Washington  US forms quake relief coalition Dec.27  UN  UN mobilizing biggest relief operation Jan.8  Southern Iran  Man found alive in quake rubble Jan.3  Iran  Woman, 97, found alive in quake ruins

year 2002 Top ^

Jul.27  Pennsylvania  All 9 pulled alive from mine

year 2001 Top ^

Sep.13   New York 5,000 people remain missing  New Yorkers are carrying photographs of their missing relatives to trace them. 190 people died when a plane crashed into Pentagon
before year 2000
Feb. 2, 1709   Chile Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe)
Map of Juan Fern%E1ndez Islands Chile
  Duke, a privateering ship piloted by William Dampier, and its sailing companion, the Duchess. Thomas Dover led the landing party that met Selkirk