Archiv: evacuations


02.01.2020 - 09:18 [ abc.net.au ]

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian declares state of emergency, as thousands flee South Coast ahead of horror fire weekend

NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said Saturday is likely to bring conditions more dangerous than New Year’s Eve, when bushfires left seven dead and thousands in peril.

„There’ll be real challenges and very real risks associated with what’s being forecast and predicted for fire spread under the sorts of weather conditions we’re expecting as we head into Saturday,“ he said.

22.07.2018 - 12:20 [ AFP news agency / Twitter ]

Jordan says it has taken in 800 Syrian White Helmets rescuers and their families from Israel and plans to transfer them to the UK, Canada and Germany

22.07.2018 - 10:48 [ apnews.com ]

US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

Two officials familiar with the plans said Thursday that the U.S., Britain and Canada are spearheading the evacuation that would transport members of the White Helmets group to transit camps in neighboring countries. From there, they will be sent to third countries, including Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and possibly Canada, according to the officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the matter.

07.05.2018 - 20:23 [ Ruptly / Youtube ]

Live: Evacuation of first batch of opposition militants from Homs pocket

Syrian militants and their family members are leaving the Rastan area, in northern countryside of Homs province on Monday, May 7, as part of an evacuation deal struck with the Syrian government that will grant them safe passage to the northwestern Idlib province.

17.04.2018 - 16:27 [ Al-Masdar News ]

Breaking: 1,000 militants prepare to leave Ad-Dumayr city in northeast Damascus as evacuation deal goes into effect

Reports have begun to emerge from Syrian state media (SANA) claiming that over one thousand rebel fighters are preparing to evacuate the city of Ad-Dumayr in northeastern Damascus province.

The militants are noted to all belong to the Jaysh al-Islam faction – a group which has seen its forces recently ejected from other areas east of the Syrian capital.

11.04.2018 - 12:32 [ Ruptly / Youtube ]

Syria: Militant evacuation from Douma resumes

Buses evacuating fighters out of the Syrian town of Douma departed the area through the al-Wafedin checkpoint, near Eastern Ghouta, Tuesday. Footage shows the buses as they arrived and passed through al-Wafedin. They are reportedly then set to continue to Jarablus, in the north of Syria.

11.04.2018 - 12:10 [ Times ]

Islamists sabotaged Douma evacuation

A hardline Islamist faction scuppered an evacuation deal for the besieged Damascus suburb of Douma just before it was hit with chemical weapons, The Times has learnt.

The Army of Islam, a band of Damascus-based extremist rebels, refused to hand over heavy weapons, a key element of an evacuation deal that would have resulted in elderly residents staying in their homes and young men of fighting age walking free.

02.04.2018 - 14:36 [ Ruptly / Youtube ]

Live from Al-Wafideen corridor in East Ghouta

Live picture from the Al-Wafideen corridor in East Ghouta on Monday, April 2, as evacuations ensue. The Russian Centre for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties in Syria reported that more than 153,000 people have been evacuated from Eastern Ghouta since the beginning of the humanitarian break.

02.04.2018 - 14:33 [ @HadiNasrallah / Twitter ]

„I’m done fighting, the FSA lied to us and the US dollars and Saudi money they gave us ruined everything. I just want the war to be over“

(25.3.2018) Listen to this interview with a „rebel“ fighter evacuated from Ghouta towards Idlib as part of an agreement with the Syrian Government