Category: Natural Disasters

#PropertyNews : 10 pipeline explosion victims die in hospital due to severe burns

The Lagos State Government said on Monday that 10 victims of the July 4 Ijegun pipeline explosion have died due to severe and high degree burns suffered from the inferno. 45 more words

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#PropertyConnect International: Cambodia charges Chinese nationals over deadly building collapse

A Cambodian court charged seven people on Tuesday, including five Chinese nationals, with involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy after 28 people died in a collapsed building on the weekend. Some 26 people were injured after the Chinese-owned building collapsed on Saturday in the coastal town of Sihanoukville, prompting Prime Minister Hun Sen to fire a top […]

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#PropertyNews: Mother, daughter die, others injured as fire razes building in Delta community

A woman simply identified as Carol and her daughter, Favour has been reported dead with three others seriously injured as fire on Saturday razed down building in Eku Community, Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State. Property including a commercial shop in the building and a caravan within the area were also engulfed by the […]

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#PropertyNews : International: Dozens dead as heavy rains trigger flooding, mudslides in South Africa

Rescue workers were digging through collapsed buildings along South Africa’s eastern coast, where more than 50 people were killed when heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday. Hundreds have been displaced, mainly in the port city of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal province. Flooding also killed at least three people in Eastern Cape province, […]

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#PropertyNews International: Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Rare Category 5 Months After It Ravaged Florida Panhandle — TIME

(MIAMI) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida Panhandle last fall, was actually stronger than initially measured, prompting forecasters to posthumously upgrade it from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. The upgraded status means Michael was the first hurricane to make landfall in the United…

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#PropertyNews: 48 houses destroyed in Plateau, renders 285 persons homeless

No fewer than 285 persons have been rendered homeless by rainstorm that destroyed at least 48 houses in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau. It was reported on Wednesday that the incident, which occurred on Tuesday evening, has become a source of concern to both the State and Local Governments. 23 more words

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#PropertyNews: Fire destroys Katsina varsity

A wild fire on Tuesday razed down parts and offices of the Katsina State-owned Umar Musa Yar’adua University, destroying some parts of the buildings including some section of faculty of Education, the office of Head of library and information Science department in the faculty, others include the examination office and some lecturer’s rooms. 15 more…

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