“Evacuation” in the news
|during the evacuation|
Publications and example sentences
· Battling Covid-19: India acted as pharmacy of the world in response to coronavirus, says MEA →
Bhattacharyya said these exchanges have also helped shape informed and coordinated responses to the coronavirus pandemic, such as evacuation of stranded nationals from each other’s territories; maintenance of critical supplies of life-saving medicines and food; extension and facilitation of visas for each other’s nationals; and sharing of best practices by partner countries.
· Mascot Towers owners seek $15m from developer of neighbouring building →
The evacuation of residents from Mascot, and severe cracking in the Opal Tower at Sydney Olympic Park earlier, sparked a NSW parliamentary inquiry into building standards, and led the government to appoint a building commissioner.
· California readies for 'realistic' nightmare — raging wildfires during a pandemic →
One nightmare sequence of events could have California hospitals filled with patients from a resurgent coronavirus while a wildfire in the north forces the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents and blankets vast areas in smoke — potentially making people more susceptible to the respiratory symptoms of COVID-19.
· IAF chief exclusive: Rafales arriving July-end; Air Force prepared to counter any threat including two-front war →
We also carried out the evacuation of citizens from abroad and supplied medical aid to friendly countries.
· SpiceJet’s ‘opportunity’ in crisis: Carrier converts passenger planes to fly cargo →
Other than cargo flights, medical evacuation flights and special flights were also permitted by the aviation regulator DGCA.
· Symptomless COVID-19 infection may be more prevalent than thought: Study →
Nearly a fifth of those who tested positive were symptomatic, the scientists said, adding that more than 6 per cent of the 128 passengers required medical evacuation.
The New York Times
· Tropical Storm Bertha Could Cause Dangerous Flooding in the South →
The worrisome forecast could be further complicated by the coronavirus pandemic, which is hobbling relief agencies and could turn evacuation shelters into disease hot spots.
· First Came the Virus. Next Come the Storms. →
First, there’s the question of evacuations.
· The U.S. Is Spending Millions of Dollars Rearing Flesh-Eating Worms →
Jackson used to do medical evacuations, but he had switched to more regularly scheduled screwworm-dispersal flights, and I would be flying with him that morning.
The New York Times
· Weekly News Quiz for Students: China, Dam Breach, Michael Jordan's Sneaker →
Severe flooding struck central on May 20 after two dams were breached by rain-swollen waters, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents and prompting officials to warn of life-threatening danger.