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Building Collapse News

India hotel building collapsed, many people killed

A hotel in Secunderabad, a city in Andhra Pradesh state, has collapsed and killed several people. Reports say the building was very old and the walls showed cracks. Several buildings have collapsed in India in recent months, many of them apartments.

Philadelphia building collapse inspector commits suicide

Philadelphia - An inspector charged with the task of inspecting the building that collapsed in Philadelphia weeks before the tragedy has taken his own life.

Death toll rises to 70 in Bangladesh building collapse

At least 70 people had been confirmed dead while more than 600 survivors were rescued in an eight storey building that collapsed Wednesday afternoon in the suburb of Bangladesh capital of Dhaka

Tanzanian building collapse update Special

A response from the Tanzania Red Cross Society outlines the needs of the local responders in trying to alleviate the suffering by those on the ground at the building collapse.

Building collapse in Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam - A building under construction in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has collapsed with several fatalities and many missing, including workers and children.

Death toll in Egyptian apartment building collapse climbs to 23

Alexandria - At least 23 people have been confirmed dead after an eight-storey apartment building in Alexandria, Egypt collapsed Wednesday morning.

Building collapse in Kenya's capital leaves 2 dead, 14 missing

Nairobi - At least two people have been killed, six have been injured and 14 individuals are unaccounted for after a building collapsed in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The Red Cross immediately dispatched emergency crews to the scene.

Update: Severe damage to Christchurch, multiple deaths confirmed

Christchurch - A major quake has done severe damage to the city of Christchurch. One building has been so badly damaged it’s “believed” to have been a hotel. Floors have caved in on top of each other.

At least three missing in Brooklyn building collapse

At least three people are missing after a building collapsed in Brooklyn, New York. The collapsed building has prompted an emergency response. The apartment building is at Myrtle and Ryerson Streets.

Four Children Pulled From The Rubble At Haiti School Collapse

As the death toll mounts at the Haitian school that collapsed on Friday four children were pulled out of the rubble alive on Saturday. There are 88 confirmed deaths.

Updated: Haiti School Collapses Killing At Least 50

A school that normally holds 500 students collapsed today in Haiti. At this time the death toll is at50 people with many more injured. Using their bare hands rescuers are digging out survivors.

Five Dead After Building Collapses In Alexandria

A 12 story block of flats collapsed in Alexandria, Egypt killing at least five people on Monday. The youngest victim was only four years old. There is fear that more are dead laying in the rumble.

Istanbul house collapse kills two

A five-storey building has collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul, killing at least two people and injuring 26 others, the city's governor has said.
 

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An eight story apartment collapses in Alexandria Egypt
An eight story apartment collapses in Alexandria Egypt
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Emergency workers look for survivors after Philadelphia building collapse.
Emergency workers look for survivors after Philadelphia building collapse.
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A Tallahassee Police spokeswomen updates the media about an apartment building collapse.
A Tallahassee Police spokeswomen updates the media about an apartment building collapse.
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The FDNY access a Manhattan apartment whose front facade was ripped off the winds from Hurricane San...
The FDNY access a Manhattan apartment whose front facade was ripped off the winds from Hurricane Sandy.
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Red Cross personnel at building collapse
Red Cross personnel at building collapse
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Rescuers search for trapped victims after an apartment collapsed in Alexandria  Egypt.
Rescuers search for trapped victims after an apartment collapsed in Alexandria, Egypt.
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Front facade of a Manhattan apartment building collapses under weight of Hurricane Sandy s strong wi...
Front facade of a Manhattan apartment building collapses under weight of Hurricane Sandy's strong winds.
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