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Bangladesh slum fire leaves many people homeless

Bangladesh slum fire leaves many people homeless

A massive fire ripped through a slum on Wednesday in Bangladesh's capital of Dhaka, leaving thousands of people homeless.

At least 400 people left homeless by Etna volcano earthquake

At least 400 people left homeless by Etna volcano earthquake

At least 400 people have been left homeless by the 4.8-magnitude earthquake that struck towns near the Mount Etna volcano, Italy's Civil Protection Agency said Thursday.

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

Flooding and strong winds caused by a tropical cyclone left at least 18 people dead and thousands homeless across two countries in the Horn of Africa, an aid agency said on Monday.

100,000 homeless, 30,000 buildings destroyed in Iran quake

100,000 homeless, 30,000 buildings destroyed in Iran quake

The western Iranian province of Kermanshah was hardest hit by the earthquake, which struck in a remote mountainous region of Iraq.

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California north country

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California north country

Firefighters battled wind-whipped wildfires Tuesday in California which have left at least 11 people dead, thousands homeless and ravaged the state's famed north country.

Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49

Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49

Nepal has begun rescue and relief operations after landslides and floods triggered by monsoon rain across the country claimed at least 49 lives, the government said.

Sydney homeless 'tent city' packs up after new law

Sydney homeless 'tent city' packs up after new law

A homeless tent city in the heart of Sydney was being dismantled Friday, after political wrangling over the plight of those sleeping rough in winter sparked criticism and new laws.

Nepal marks the second anniversary of earthquake

Nepal marks the second anniversary of earthquake

Nepal on Tuesday marked the second anniversary of a devastating earthquake that killed 9,000 people and made a million homeless.

Nepal police demolish camp for earthquake displaced

Nepal police demolish camp for earthquake displaced

Nepal police on Tuesday demolished the largest remaining settlement of people displaced by a powerful earthquake that struck nearly two years ago, a move that will leave hundreds homeless.

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia's quake-stricken Aceh

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia's quake-stricken Aceh

Indonesian officials said on Friday search and rescue operations were nearing an end three days after a powerful earthquake hit the northern province of Aceh, killing 100 people and leaving thousands homeless.

Homeless get VIP treatment from Pope Francis

Homeless get VIP treatment from Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Friday asked an audience of homeless people to forgive those Christians who ‘look the other way.’

At least 120 killed as quake flattens towns in central Italy

At least 120 killed as quake flattens towns in central Italy

An earthquake flattened towns in central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least 120 people and burying some alive in their sleep, with volunteers and firefighters racing to free those trapped under mounds of rubble as darkness fell.